January 25, 2021

Hy-Vee pulls additional bagged salads, result of expanded recall

Salad supplier recall expanded after potential cyclospora contamination.

The following list outlines the 13 products that have been recalled:

Hy-Vee Southwest Chopped Salad Kit, 13.4 oz.; Hy-Vee Shredded Iceberg, 8 oz.; Hy-Vee Veggie Deluxe Salad, 12 oz.; Hy-Vee Greener Supreme Blend, 12 oz.; Hy-Vee American Blend Salad, 12 oz.; Hy-Vee Italian Blend Salad, 10 oz.; Hy-Vee Coleslaw Mix, 16 oz.; Hy-Vee Romaine Garden Salad, 12 oz.; Hy-Vee Asian Chopped Salad Kit, 13.7 oz.; Hy-Vee Sunflower Chopped Salad Kit, 13.2 oz.; Hy-Vee Chipotle Cheddar Chopped Kit, 11.4 oz.; Hy-Vee Garden Salad, 12 oz.; Hy-Vee Avocado Ranch Chopped Kit, 12.8 oz.

Hy-Vee stated that customers who have purchased any of these products should discard them immediately, or return them to their local Hy-Vee for a full refund.

Symptoms of cyclosporiasis begin an average of seven days after ingestion, and may include: watery diarrhea, loss of appetite, weight loss, cramping, bloating, increased gas, nausea, fatigue, vomiting and low-grade fever. If not treated, symptoms can persist for several weeks to a month or more. Those who are in poor health or who have weakened immune systems may be at higher risk for severe or prolonged illness.

For more information about cyclospora or symptoms visit the FDA's website at www.fda.gov. For Hy-Vee customers with questions contact them at Hy-Vee Customer Care 24 hours, seven days a week at 1-800-772-4098.