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Pubix Supermarkets - Beware Of The Meat & Fish You Buy

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That is ridiculous. You would think they could prepare the meat far far away from the wholesome poisons! The word "wholesome" is a very unneccesary addition to that notice, in my opinion. At least they're warning people...but still.....

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Again, I take the side of the grocery store. They have a limited amount of space and since there is a chance of cross contamination, they are disclosing it rather than keepng it a secret.

Instead of protesting (which will likely accomplish very little), a better idea would be to tour the meat/fish department with a local manager and make the determination yourself.

I never get upset with places that disclose a potential danger to me -- in fact, I am grateful for it.

In my experience, if you go and take a tour with the guys and see how they operate, I am sure you will see the chance for cross-contamination is very low.

Then again, everyone has their own opinion about this stuff. I can certainly sympathize with the urge to complain to them.

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it does seem a little ridiculous they refer to them as 'wholesome' because clearly anyone concerned about the addition of these ingredients wouldn't view them as "wholesome"

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Personally a tour would not work for me, it could be different from day to day depending on who's working. It may give you a general idea of how much they clean up and handle cross contamination but I think it only does for that staff, that day.

I just don't like that at all, it seems like the day could come when we can't eat food from the grocery store (what do I have to raise my own chickens and a cow now?). I've seen stores with similar signs in the deli counter because of the seasonings that are on some of the deli meats, now I may not be able to eat fresh meats, fish, chicken... I bet this could apply to the cheese department because I know some cheese has gluten in it and they cut it right there in the cheese department (most likely with the same cutting board and knives). Where does it stop, I wonder.....

Susan :angry:

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It could be there is actually a chance of CC or it could be Publix' attorney told them to post this warning just in case. Sounds like they're simply listing those top 8 allergens in the new law to cover their rears.

Has their fresh meat ever made you sick that you know of? Do you ever eat out. If you do, believe me yours odds of CC are much higher at the restaurant.

richard

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I just don't like that at all, it seems like the day could come when we can't eat food from the grocery store (what do I have to raise my own chickens and a cow now?). I've seen stores with similar signs in the deli counter because of the seasonings that are on some of the deli meats, now I may not be able to eat fresh meats, fish, chicken... I bet this could apply to the cheese department because I know some cheese has gluten in it and they cut it right there in the cheese department (most likely with the same cutting board and knives). Where does it stop, I wonder.....

Susan :angry:

FYI-I ask the deli to wipe down the machine before cutting my meat. They are very nice, and clean it for me. Maybe your store would do the same?

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