Food Recall: Hy-Vee & Mealtime Potato Salads


Food Recall: Hy-Vee and Mealtime branded Potato Salads Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Hy-Vee, Inc., a West Des Moines, Iowa establishment, recalls all current varieties and all sizes batch/lots of Hy-Vee and Mealtime branded Potato Salads from the American marketplace and sold from grab-and-go refrigerated cases and/or deli service cases in all Hy-Vee, Hy-Vee Drugstore and Dollar Fresh Market locations due to suspected unspecified microbial contamination and consequential risks of bacterial and/or viral infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health and safety hazards requiring immediate medical intervention to minimize pain and suffering as well as prevent life-altering injury or death.

FDA: https://bit.ly/3nOh3GK

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/hy-vee-voluntarily-withdraws-all-potato-salad-varieties-due-presumptive-positive-microbial-test

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following prepared Potato Salads are subject to this recall:

  • Hy-Vee Old Fashioned Potato Salads
  • Hy-Vee Country Style Potato Salads
  • Hy-Vee Dijon Mustard Potato Salads
  • Hy-Vee Green Onion & Egg Potato Salads
  • Hy-Vee Chipotle Ranch Potato Salads
  • Hy-Vee Diced Red Skin Potato Salads
  • Hy-Vee Loaded Baked Potato Salads
  • Mealtime Old Fashioned Potato Salads
  • Mealtime Country Style Potato Salads
  • Mealtime Dijon Mustard Potato Salads

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled prepared Potato Salads can be found on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers, best-before date codes, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

These Hy-Vee and Mealtime branded Potato Salads were known to be marketed, distributed and sold in the US states of Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin, although it is always possible these food products had wider distribution within the country. When in doubt, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

According to the FDA, Hy-Vee has recalled all current varieties and all sizes batch/lots of Hy-Vee and Mealtime branded Potato Salads from the American marketplace due to suspected unspecified microbial contamination. As a result of this reported defect, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled prepared Potato Salads identified above.

==> For information about Botulism, E. Coli poisoning, Listeriosis (Listeria poisoning) or Salmonellosis (Salmonella poisoning), please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

Proposed Remedy:
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Hy-Vee and Mealtime branded Potato Salads, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the prepared Potato Salads to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat bacterial and/or viral poisonings such as Listeriosis or Salmonellosis.

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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Hy-Vee Customer Care by e-mail at customercare@hy-vee.com.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled prepared Potato Salads, please search for “potato” or more generically, “vegetables” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Hy-Vee, Inc., please search for “Hy-Vee” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Mealtime brand, please search for “Mealtime” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 15999-2022
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