Hy-Vee, Inc. of West Des Moines, IA, is recalling two varieties of its Hy-Vee Cream Cheese Spread and its bulk-packaged Cookies & Cream Mix because of potential Salmonella contamination.

These products are manufactured at different third-party facilities around the Midwest and are sold under HyVee’s private label and bulk packaging programs. The manufacturers of these products notified Hy-Vee of the potential issue. 

The affected products were distributed to Hy-Vee, Hy-Vee Drugstore and Dollar Fresh Market

locations, as well as Hy-Vee Fast and Fresh convenience stores, across the company’s eight-state region of Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin. 

Recalled products:

UPC:Product and Size:Use By/Best By:Lot Number:
0075450096132Hy-Vee Whipped Cream Cheese Spread – 8 oz.8/7/2024; 8/14/2024N/A
0075450096120Hy-Vee Cream Cheese Spread – 12 oz.10/1/2024N/A
0075450486740Hy-Vee To Go Cookies & Cream Mix – 4 oz.12/5/202424073
0075450486740Hy-Vee To Go Cookies & Cream Mix – 4 oz.12/1/202424101
0075450486740Hy-Vee To Go Cookies & Cream Mix – 4 oz.12/5/202424117
0075450486730Hy-Vee Cookies & Cream Mix – 16 oz.12/5/202424073
0075450486730Hy-Vee Cookies & Cream Mix – 16 oz.12/1/202424101
0075450486730Hy-Vee Cookies & Cream Mix – 16 oz.12/5/202424117
Hy-Vee is recalling various Cookies & Cream Mix products.

As of the posting of this recall, there have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of any of these products.

Customers who purchased the product should dispose of the product or return it to their local Hy-Vee store for a full refund.

About Salmonella

Food contaminated with Salmonella bacteria does not usually look, smell, or taste spoiled. Anyone can become sick with a Salmonella infection. Infants, children, seniors, and people with weakened immune systems are at higher risk of serious illness because their immune systems are fragile, according to the CDC.

Anyone who has eaten any of the recalled products and developed symptoms of Salmonella infection should seek medical attention. Sick people should tell their doctors about the possible exposure to Salmonella bacteria because special tests are necessary to diagnose salmonellosis. Salmonella infection symptoms can mimic other illnesses, frequently leading to misdiagnosis.

Symptoms of Salmonella infection can include diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 12 to 72 hours after eating contaminated food. Otherwise, healthy adults are usually sick for four to seven days. In some cases, however, diarrhea may be so severe that patients require hospitalization.

Older adults, children, pregnant women, and people with weakened immune systems, such as cancer patients, are more likely to develop severe illness and serious, sometimes life-threatening conditions.

Some people get infected without getting sick or showing any symptoms. However, they may still spread the infections to others.

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