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New Concerns About Hy-Vee Item in South Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota

The status of a recalled dessert item sold at Hy-Vee stores in South Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota and five other states has now been designated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a Class I health hazard, marking the agency’s most serious hazard warning is. .

The FDA now says there is a “reasonable probability” that eating the Hy-Vee To Go Cookies & Cream Mix “will cause serious adverse health effects or death.”

The product was originally part of a recall in May amid fears it could be contaminated with salmonella.

Hy-Vee To-go Cookie & Cream Mix

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The mix, made by a third-party manufacturer, had been sold in stores in eight states: Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Six different Cookies & Cream Mix products are covered by the warning:

  • Hy-Vee To Go Cookie & Cream Mix – 4 oz. Best before date: December 5, 2024. Lot code: 24073.
  • Hy-Vee To Go Cookie & Cream Mix – 4 oz. Best before date: December 1, 2024. Lot code: 24101.
  • Hy-Vee To Go Cookie & Cream Mix – 4 oz. Best before date: December 5, 2024. Lot code: 24117.
  • Hy-Vee Cookies and Cream Mix – 16 oz. Best before date: December 5, 2024. Lot code: 24073.
  • Hy-Vee Cookies and Cream Mix – 16 oz. – Expiration date: December 1, 2024. Lot code: 24101.
  • Hy-Vee Cookies and Cream Mix – 16 oz. – Best before date: December 5, 2024. Lot code: 24117.

During the initial recall in early May, Hy-Vee said the voluntary recall was sparked by a broader FDA recall involving products made by Sioux City-based Palmer Candy Company and sold in some stores nationwide.

To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with the product recall.

Consumers were urged to throw away the affected products or return them to the store where they were purchased for a refund. Customers with questions can contact Hy-Vee customer service representatives at (800) 772-4098 from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM CT, Monday through Friday, and from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Saturday and Sunday.

Salmonella is a bacterium that makes people sick and is often the cause of food poisoning. Symptoms include: diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps and can last up to a week, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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