Recall: Hy-Vee Meat and Potato Products

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    Hy-Vee Voluntarily Recalls Several Meat and Potato Products
    For Immediate Release
    October 18, 2018

    Consumer Contact: Hy-Vee Customer Care 1-800-772-4098

    Media Contact: Tina Potthoff, Vice President of Communications, [email protected], (515) 559-5770

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    Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling six of its meat and potato products across its eight-state region due to possible contamination with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. The potential for contamination was discovered after Hy-Vee’s supplier, McCain Foods, announced it was recalling its caramelized mushrooms and fire-roasted tomatoes, which are ingredients that are used in six Hy-Vee products. To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with these products.

    Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

    Listeria monocytogenes is an organism, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria monocytogenes infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

    Out of an abundance of caution, Hy-Vee is recalling the following products from all of its stores:

    Hy-Vee Bacon Wrapped Cowgirl Chicken Grillers – 8 ounce each
    UPC Code 023092600000

    Hy-Vee Fire Roasted Tomato, Spinach, Mozzarella Twice Baked Potato – 5 ounce each
    UPC Code 023755400000

    Hy-Vee Cowgirl Chicken Griller Patty – 6 ounce each
    UPC Code 023100200000

    Hy-Vee Gourmet Steakhouse Mushroom & Swiss Burger – 6 ounce each
    UPC Code 023168400000

    Hy-Vee Ground Beef Sliders Mushroom & Swiss – 2 ounce each
    UPC Code 023164300000

    Hy-Vee Ground Beef Sliders Mushroom & Swiss – 12 count, 30 ounces
    UPC Code 023266600000

    All impacted products have a “Best If Used By” date of Oct. 22, 2018, or sooner.
    Customers who purchased any of these products with these dates should not consume them. Customers are being asked to discard these items or return them to their local Hy-Vee store for a full refund.

    Consumers with questions may contact Hy-Vee Customer Care representatives 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 1-800-772-4098.

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