Recall alert: Publix recalls select ‘Steam-in-Bag’ products containing butternut squash

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Markets Inc. has issued a voluntary recall for select “Steam-in-Bag” products containing a specific butternut squash ingredient.

The grocery chain’s recall is the direct result of Pero Family Farms Co.’s broader recall of butternut squash products amid concerns of possible listeria contamination.

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“As part of our commitment to food safety, potentially impacted product has been removed from all store shelves,” Maria Brous, Publix communications director, said in a prepared statement.

Brous confirmed there have been no reported illnesses linked to the store-brand “Steam-in-Bag” products to date.

The recalled Publix products were all sold between Jan. 3 and Jan 14 and include:

• Publix Steam-in-Bag Green Bean Butternut Squash

• Publix Steam-in-Bag Butternut Medley

• Publix Steam In Bag Butternut Brussel Pecan

Consumers who have purchased the recalled items may return the products to their local store for a full refund. Publix customers with additional questions may call its consumer relations department at 1-800-242-1227 or visit its website at

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