In a follow-up on the multistate Salmonella outbreak linked to Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports 58 more ill people in the outbreak, bringing the total number to 79 people from nine states.


Eighteen people have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.

Four more states reported ill people: Illinois, Kansas, North Dakota, and Tennessee. The ill person in Tennessee traveled to a state where Hy-Vee grocery stores are located.

On July 17, 2018, Hy-Vee, Inc. recalled its Spring Pasta Salad because it might be contaminated with Salmonella.

CDC reminds the public not to eat recalled Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad. Return it to the store for a refund or throw it away. Even if some of it was eaten and no one got sick, do not eat it.

o   The expiration dates for the recalled pasta salad range from June 22, 2018 to August 3, 2018.

o   The recalled pasta salad was sold in 1-pound (16 oz.) and 3-pound (48 oz.) plastic containers or may have been scooped at the deli counter into clear plastic containers.

o   It was sold in all Hy-Vee grocery stores in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.