Consumer Alert: Publix Recalls Its Private Label Brand of Dip After Glass Fragments Found

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Florida-based grocery store, Publix, has issued a voluntary recall its exclusive label brand of Artichoke and Spinach Dip products because it might contain small glass shards.

According to a press release from the company, customer complaints alerted Publix to the problem that first occurred earlier this month.

The recall covers 16-ounce plastic containers of the dip with a “Use By date of May 16 A1” or “May 16 C1,” and were sold at Publix stores in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee with a UPC of 000-41415-15961.

The product in question is found in the refrigerated cases in the deli section.

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“As part of our commitment to food safety, potentially impacted product has been removed from all store shelves,” said Maria Brous, Publix media and community relations director. “We were made aware of potentially impacted product through customer complaints. Consumers who have purchased the product in question may return the product to their local store for a full refund.”

If you have questions, call Publix’s Customer Care department (800) 242-1227 or visit Publix’s website.

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Tania Hussain |

Tania Hussain is a native of Toronto and a Hoosier at heart, studying journalism at Ball State University in Indiana. She has a mad love for fine cheese, film, music, and meeting people upon her many travels. When Tania’s not writing at Womanista, she can be found going for long nature runs, rooting for the Indianapolis Colts and St. Louis Cardinals, photographing sights and food, or writing for her online magazine, The Hudsucker. She is also a member of the Indy-based, Society of Professional Journalists—one of the oldest organizations in the U.S. that promotes and represents journalists.