Publix recalls Apple Coffee Cakes for metal shavings

File (WCIV)

Publix Super Markets is recalling their Apple Coffee Cakes because of the possible presence of small metal shavings.

According to a release from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the affected cakes have a UPC code of 002-19562-00000 and include all date codes.

The Apple Coffee Cakes were sold at Publix bakery departments in Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina and the following counties in Florida: Alachua, Charlotte, Citrus, Collier, DeSoto, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Marion, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk and Sarasota.

"As part of our commitment to food safety, potentially impacted product has been removed from store shelves,” said Maria Brous, Publix media and community relations director. "To date, there have been no reported cases of illness or injury. Consumers who have purchased the product in question may return the product to their local store for a full refund.

Customers with questions can call Publix Customer Care at 1-800-242-1227 or visiting their website at

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