January 4, 2019: Hy-Vee Cheesecake Recall for Potential Salmonella Contamination

Hy-Vee Cheesecake Recall Announcement – Hy-Vee, Inc. is recalling its cheesecakes made with Diamond Crystal Brands’ cheesecake mix because they may be contaminated with Salmonella

About Salmonella

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Salmonella is a bacteria 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, arthritis, and death.  Infection with Salmonella is also referred to as Salmonellosis.  To learn more about Salmonella, please see About Salmonella.

Hy-Vee Cheesecake Recall Information

The potential Salmonella contamination was brought to Hy-Vee’s attention via a letter from their supplier.  Hy-Vee’s recall includes 32 varieties of cheesecakes, both 8-ounce and 32-ounce packages, with best if used by dates of December 6, 2018, through January 11, 2019.  The expiration date can be found on the label.

UPC Code:Variety & Size:
02-80142-00000Cherry Cheesecake Serving 8oz
02-80141-00000Cherry Cheesecake Family Size 32oz
02-80146-00000Oreo Cheesecake Serving 8oz
02-80145-00000Oreo Cheesecake Family Size 32oz
02-80148-00000Pumpkin Fluff Cheesecake Serving 8oz
02-80147-00000Pumpkin Fluff Cheesecake Family Size 32oz
02-80150-00000Strawberry Cheesecake Serving 8oz
02-80149-00000Strawberry Cheesecake Family Size 32oz
02-80224-00000Mint Cheesecake Serving 8oz
02-80223-00000Mint Cheesecake Family Size 32oz
02-82327-00000Turtle Cheesecake Serving 8oz
02-82328-00000Turtle Cheesecake Family Size 32oz
02-80153-00000Flag Cheesecake Serving 8oz
02-80151-00000Flag Cheesecake Family Size 32oz
02-82315-00000Mint Chip Bettercreme Cheesecake Serving 8oz
02-82316-00000Mint Chip Bettercreme Cheesecake Family Size 32oz
02-82317-00000Strawberry Bettercreme Cheesecake Serving 8oz
02-82318-00000Strawberry Bettercreme Cheesecake Family Size 32oz
02-82319-00000Lemon Bettercreme Cheesecake Serving 8oz
02-82320-00000Lemon Bettercreme Cheesecake Family Size 32oz
02-82321-00000Pumpkin Bettercreme Cheesecake Serving 8oz
02-82322-00000Pumpkin Bettercreme Cheesecake Family Size 32oz
02-82323-00000Chocolate Bettercreme Cheesecake Serving 8oz
02-82324-00000Chocolate Bettercreme Cheesecake Family Size 32oz
02-82325-00000Sea Salted Caramel Bettercreme Cheesecake Serving 8oz
02-82326-00000Sea Salted Caramel Bettercreme Cheesecake Family Size 32oz
02-82329-00000Golden Oreo Bettercreme Cheesecake Serving 8oz
02-82330-00000Golden Oreo Bettercreme Cheesecake Family Size 32oz
02-82331-00000Oreo Bettercreme Cheesecake Serving 8oz
02-82332-00000Oreo Bettercreme Cheesecake Family Size 32oz
02-82333-00000Smores Bettercreme Cheesecake Serving 8oz
02-82334-00000Smores Bettercreme Cheesecake Family Size 32oz

The mixture was distributed to grocery stores in the States of Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.  The Hy-Vee Cheesecake products at issue come in a plastic container, with a plastic lid.  Retailers should not sell the recalled cheesecakes and consumers are cautioned to not eat the recalled cheesecakes.

Food Poisoning Legal Information

The Weinberg Law Firm is currently assisting victims of food poisoning outbreaks.  To learn more about our legal services, please see New Brunswick Personal Injury Lawyer.  You can also call our firm toll free at 1-877-934-6274.

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