PUBLIX PULLS FOOD DONATIONS OVER SAFETY CONCERNS

LAKELAND, Fla. - Publix Super Markets here has stopped donating fresh meat, fruit and vegetables to a large food bank in Palm Beach County because not all the food was being delivered in refrigerated trucks, which could put the safety of the perishable foods at risk, the retailer said.Under the company's food safety policy, perishable items must be delivered in refrigerated vehicles."Time and temperature

LAKELAND, Fla. - Publix Super Markets here has stopped donating fresh meat, fruit and vegetables to a large food bank in Palm Beach County because not all the food was being delivered in refrigerated trucks, which could put the safety of the perishable foods at risk, the retailer said.

Under the company's food safety policy, perishable items must be delivered in refrigerated vehicles.

"Time and temperature abuse can be very fatal when it comes to consumption, especially when y

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