RECALL: Sabra recalling several hummus products over listeria concerns
COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA. – Sabra Dipping Co., LLC is voluntarily recalling certain hummus products made prior to November 8, 2016 due to concerns over Listeria monocytogenes, which was identified at the manufacturing facility but not in the finished product. The recall includes products that were distributed to retail outlets, including food service accounts and supermarkets, in the U.S. and Canada. The company is issuing this recall out of an abundance of caution.
Consumers with any product with a best before date up through January 23, 2017 are urged to discard it. Consumers can find code and best before date on the lid of each package.
No other Sabra products are affected. Sabra products not included in the recall are Sabra Organic Hummus, Sabra Salsa, Sabra Guacamole and Sabra Greek Yogurt Dips.
Consumers can contact Sabra Consumer Relations at (866) 265-6761 for additional information. For product reimbursement, consumers can contact the company using this website. For a full list of the products affected, click here.
Listeria monocytogenes is an organism, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headaches, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.