LAKELAND, Fla. - Publix is recalling several pancake and waffle mixes due to a possible Salmonella contamination.
The recall is for Publix Premium Banana-Flavored Chocolote Chip Pancake and Waffle mix, and also the pumpkin, and the blueberry flavored pancake and waffle mixes.
The mixes were sold 16 ounce boxes.
The Salmonella bacterium can cause diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps and can be severe for those with weakened immune systems like children and the elderly.
Publix issued a statement:
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. "To date, there have been no reported cases of illness. Consumers who have purchased the product in question may return the product to their local store for a full refund. Publix customers with additional questions may call our Customer Care department at 1-800-242-1227 or visit our website at www.publix.com. Customers can also contact the US Food and Drug Administration at 1-888-SAFEFOOD (1-888-723-3366).