Sabra Dipping Co. is voluntarily recalling certain hummus products made prior to November 8, 2016 due to concerns over possible Listeria contamination.
The identified at the manufacturing facility but not in tested finished product. The recall includes the products listed below; these were distributed to supermarkets and food service accounts in the U.S. and Canada.
Listeria is a food-borne illness that can cause high fevers and nausea in minor cases. The infections can be fatal to people with weakened immune systems and young children, along with causing miscarriages in pregnant women.
In healthy people, short-term symptoms include: high fever, severe headaches, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.
“We’re recalling this product out of an abundance of caution after finding Listeria Monocytognes at the manufacturing facility, but not in tested finished product,” the company said on its website.
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.
A partial list of the recalled products, by SKU, UPC and item:
- 040822014700 300051 Sabra Hummus Caramelized Onion 10OZ
- 040822014700 – 300051 – Sabra Hummus Caramelized Onion 10oz
- 040822000017 – 300066 – Sabra Hummus Classic 7oz
- 040822011143 – 300067 – Sabra Hummus Classic 10oz
- 040822017497 – 300070 – Sabra Hummus Classic 17oz
- 040822014687 – 300074 – Sabra Hummus Classic 30oz
- 040822431156 – 300076 – Sabra Hummus Classic 5lb – 6ct
Sabra products NOT included in the recall are: Sabra Organic Hummus, Sabra Salsa, Sabra Guacamole and Sabra Greek Yogurt Dips.
It’s not the first recall by the joint venture of PepsiCo and Strauss Group. In April 2015, Sabra recalled 30,000 cases due to possible Listeria contamination. There were no reported illnesses in that recall.
For a complete list of the recalled hummus products go to FDA.gov or Sabra product recall.