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ALERT: Hummus And Dip Recall Nation Wide Due To Concerns Of Listeria

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KHQ.COM - Food manufacturer, Lansal, Inc. announced on Thursday that as a precautionary measure, it's voluntarily recalling approximately 14,860 pounds of hummus and dip products due to concerns about possible Listeria monocytogenes, an organism, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

Lansal, Inc. is voluntarily recalling all products manufactured at the same facility and distributed to both wholesalers and retailers during the same time.

The potential for contamination was found during a routine test of Target Archer Farms Traditional Hummus (10 ounce) by the Texas Department of Health. No illness has been reported. Lansal, Inc. has contacted all impacted retail customers and distributors instructing them to remove all affected product from sale and is working with the appropriate agencies including state Departments of Health, the Food and Drug Administration and local authorities.Consumers who have purchased the above hummus products are urged not to eat it and to dispose of it or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with any questions may call toll free (877) 550-0694 from 8:00A.M. to 8:00P.M. Eastern Standard Time 7 Days a week.

These include the following products that are packaged in plastic containers:
***NOTE: Please Click Through Slideshow Photos Above To See Complete Information On Recalled Items***

UPC NUMBERS:
  • 85239233405
  • 8968630 01823
  • 85239233498
  • 85239233481
  • 30034065881
  • 30034064747
  • 988582
  • 435451
  • 274043
  • 8968630 01410
ITEMS:
  • Target Archer Farms Traditional Hummus 10oz.
  • Target Archer Farms Traditional Hummus 2lb. (Non-retail item; Ingredient item used in SuperTarget store production of 2 items, Archer Farms Mediterranean Veggie Hummus Wrap and Archer Farms Hummus Veggie Snacker)
  • Target Archer Farms Roasted Garlic with Roasted Garlic Tapenade 17 oz.
  • Target Archer Farms Roasted Red Pepper with Roasted Red Pepper Topping 17 oz.
  • Giant Eagle Chipotle Hummus 8oz.
  • Giant Eagle Garlic Hummus 8oz.
  • Trader Joe’s Edamame Hummus 8oz.
  • Trader Joe’s 5 Layered Dip Small 11.5oz.
  • Trader Joe’s 5 Layered Dip Large 24oz.
  • Tryst Yellow Lentil Hummus with Sunflower Seeds & Apricots 10oz

The potential for contamination was found during a routine test of Target Archer Farms Traditional Hummus (10 ounce) by the Texas Department of Health. No illness has been reported. Lansal, Inc. has contacted all impacted retail customers and distributors instructing them to remove all affected product from sale and is working with the appropriate agencies including state Departments of Health, the Food and Drug Administration and local authorities.

Consumers who have purchased the above hummus products are urged not to eat it and to dispose of it or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with any questions may call toll free (877) 550-0694 from 8:00A.M. to 8:00P.M. Eastern Standard Time 7 Days a week.




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