LAKELAND, Fla. -- Publix Super Markets is issuing a voluntary recall for Publix Deli Tri Fruit and Grain Salad.
It may contain Listeria monocytogenes.
Publix received notification of the potential contamination from their supplier, Allison's Gourmet Kitchens.
Publix Deli Tri Fruit and Grain Salad, UPC # 41415-39662, was distributed in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee.
It was was sold in pre-packaged 12 ounce containers, with use by dates of 4/5/2013, 4/14/2013 and 4/17/2013.
Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
Symptoms include high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.
"We have issued a voluntary recall because of our commitment to food safety," said Maria Brous, Publix media and community relations director. "No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this product."
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 the Customer Care Center at 1-800-242-1227, or visit www.publix.com.
Customers also can contact Allison's Gourmet Kitchens at 1-405-735-2017 or the U.S. Food and Drug Administration at 1-888-SAFEFOOD (1-888-723-3366).