Hy-Vee Recall History and Pet Food Brand Info

Important Hy-Vee recall information appears below.

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Brand Name: Hy-Vee
Product Lines:
Hy-Vee Complete Dog; Hy-Vee Bites, Bones & Squares; Hy-Vee Complete Cat (Gourmet Blend, Complete Nutrition or Indoor Cat)
Hy-Vee, Inc.
5820 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines, IA 50266-8223
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Hy-Vee Company Overview

In 1930, Charles Hyde and David Vredenburg opened a small general store in Beaconsfield, Iowa. That store grew to become Hy-Vee — a company known for excellent service and reasonable prices.
They sell their own line of pet food and treats as well as other brands in the stores.

Has There Ever Been a Hy-Vee Recall?

There have been Hy-Vee recalls, according to our research.

This brand was recalled in 2013 because of possible aflatoxin. It was also involved in the large melamine recall of 2007.

Hy-Vee Recall History

February 2013
Cause: Aflatoxin suspected. Announcement: FDA report dated Feb. 22, 2013What was recalled: Hy-Vee Complete Dog Complete Nutrition (4.4 lb., 8 lb., 34 lb.); Hy-Vee Complete Dog – Bites, Bones & Squares (4.4 lb., 20 lb.); The recall is limited to certain lot numbers and “Best By” dates. Please see the recall announcement for complete info.

April 2007
Cause: Melamine. Announcement: FDA reports from 2007; also Menu Foods report dated April 30, 2007 (archived). What was recalled: The following canned pet foods, only “Best by” dates between Nov. 8, 2009 and March 7, 2010.:

  • Hy-Vee Beef Cuts/Gravy dog food, 13.2 oz. and 22 oz.
  • Hy-Vee Beef/Liver Cuts/Gravy dog food, 13.2 oz. and 22oz.
  • Hy-Vee Chicken Cuts/Gravy dog food, 13.2 oz.
  • Hy-Vee Sliced Beef/Gravy dog food, 5.5 oz.
  • Hy-Vee Sliced Chicken/Gravy dog food, 5.5 oz.
  • Hy-Vee Stew Cuts/Gravy dog food, 13.2 oz.
  • Hy-Vee Flaked Trout Feast cat food, 3 oz.
  • Hy-Vee SL Beef/Gravy cat food, 5.5 oz.
  • Hy-Vee SL Chicken/Gravy cat food, 5.5 oz.

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