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Product Safety Notices & Recalls

At Big Y, our goal is to exceed our customers' evolving expectations by constantly seeking better ways to create and deliver world class service and value. This makes food safety a priority for us. We maintain the highest standards of performance in all areas of our Big Y Locations especially when it comes to the well-being of our community.

Market Withdrawal: occurs when a product has a minor concern that would not be subject to FDA nor USDA legal action. For example, if a product did not have the correct consistency or color and did not meet the company's quality expectations.

Yogi Echinacea Immune Tea Market Withdrawal

April 22, 2024


Yogi Tea Company is withdrawing certain lot codes/best buy dates of Yogi Echinacea Immune Support Tea. As part of a recent annual audit, a raw material sample of Echinacea tested above the acceptable limit for multiple pesticides. While there is no health or safety risk, the ingredient’s quality is not in alignment with product standards, packaging statements, or the company’s values.

In response, they have initiated a product withdrawal to remove all products with this ingredient that remain in circulation . All customers are being notified in accordance with FDA standards with a request to discontinue use of all products containing this ingredient.

Upon returning the product to your local Big Y or with the proof of purchase (if the product was discarded), you will receive a full refund.

The following products are sold at Big Y:  

Product Name  UPC Size Sell-by Date
Yogi Echinacea Immune Support Tea 7695045010 .85oz 0186900 -12/3/2025
0186902 -12/11/2025
0186904 -12/11/2025
0187357 -12/19/2025
0187400 -1/7/2026
0187402 -1/10/2026
0187769 -1/8/2026
0188030 -1/24/2026
0188114 -1/31/2026
0188116 -2/1/2026
0188185 -2/5/2026
0188187 -2/6/2026
0188189 -2/7/2026

Consumers with questions my contact Yogi Tea at 1-800-964-4832 or email at customerservice@eastwesttea.com.

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USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service Current Recalls and Alerts - http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fsis_Recalls/Open_Federal_Cases/index.asp