Hy-Vee Recalls Frozen Fried Rice Products
Des Moines, IA (KROC-AM News) - Hy-Vee has announced the voluntary recall of two frozen food products because of a possible listeria contamination. The recall covers Hy-Vee Vegetable Fried Rice and frozen Hy-Vee Chicken Fried Rice sold in Minnesota and seven other states.
To date, no illnesses have been connected to the products. Listeria can cause serious, and even fatal infections among young children, elderly people and others with weakened immune systems, while most healthy individuals with experience fevers, headaches, stiffness along with nausea and diarrhea.
The frozen Hy-Vee Vegetable Fried Rice product being recalled was sold in 1 lb. bags with the UPC number 000007545012530 and with a “use by” date of Nov. 5, 2017, or earlier.
The frozen Hy-Vee Chicken Fried Rice product being recalled was sold in 20 oz. bags with the UPC number 0075450125290 and with a “use by” date of Nov. 5, 2017, or earlier.
The products were sold at Hy-Vee stores in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin between July 24, 2014, and May 12, 2016.
Customers who purchased this product should discard it or return it to their local Hy-Vee store for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact Hy-Vee Customer Care representatives 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 1-800-772-4098.