Hy-Vee, Inc. of West Des Moines, Iowa, has issued a recall Short Cuts vegetable mix that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled products were sold at Hy-Vee stores in eight states: Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Customers who have purchased these products should not eat them as Listeria can cause serious illness and death. Among pregnant women, Listeria can cause miscarriage and death.
The problem was discovered during routine safety testing at Hy-Vee’s Short Cuts production facility.
The recalled products were sold in plastic containers with a “Best if Used By” date of Dec. 3, 2020.
- Hy-Vee Short Cuts Pot Roast Mix – UPC Code 0272083305352
- Hy-Vee Short Cuts Grill/Oven Ready Veggie Mix – UPC Code 0272104105992
Symptoms of a Listeria infection include high fever, severe headache, muscle stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. These symptoms can take weeks or months after exposure to develop. Anyone who ate the products and develops these symptoms should seek immediate medical care.