West Des Moines, Iowa — An Iowa grocer with locations in our area is recalling one of their products.
Hy-Vee, Inc. is voluntarily recalling one variety of its Hy-Vee Chili Macaroni Hamburger Skillet Meal due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (dairy) not listed in the product packaging.
They tell us there have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to the consumption of the product.
Hy-Vee says they were made aware of the undeclared allergen on Friday, March 24, 2023. The recall was initiated after reviewing the spice packet did not have the allergen declared on the packaging. Lot FEB0824 Y18 was the only one impacted by this packaging issue, according to Hy-Vee officials.
They tell us the affected products were distributed to Hy-Vee’s grocery stores and Dollar Fresh Market stores across its eight-state region of Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin. The recalled product is labeled as Hy-Vee Chili Macaroni Hamburger Skillet Meal and is packaged in a 5.2oz cardboard box. The only Best By date that is being recalled is “Best By FEB 08 24 Y18” and this code can be found on top of the box. The recalled product also has UPC 0075450085520.
Hy-Vee tells us they have voluntarily removed all affected Hy-Vee Chili Macaroni Hamburger Skillet Meal entrees from their shelves. They also advise that customers who purchased the product and have a dairy sensitivity should dispose of the product or return it to their local Hy-Vee store for a full refund. Customers with questions can contact Hy-Vee Customer Care representatives at (800) 772-4098 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.