Trader Joe’s recalls 2 hummus flavors due to listeria risk

(WSVN) - Hummus has become a refrigerator staple for households nationwide, but two flavors of hummus by Trader Joe’s may just make families extremely sick.

According to the FDA, Bakkavor Foods USA, Inc. is recalling Trader Joe’s Mediterranean Hummus and Trader Joe’s White Bean & Basil Hummus with “USE BY” date codes up through and including 12/15/2016, because these two products have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria.

The products come in 16-ounce plastic tubs.

Trader Joe’s Mediterranean Hummus.
Trader Joe’s Mediterranean Hummus. Photo: FDA.
Trader Joe’s White Bean & Basil Hummus
Trader Joe’s White Bean & Basil Hummus. Photo: FDA.

However, products with the identification code “J” were produced in a different facility and are not affected by this recall.

The FDA advises consumers to discard the hummus immediately, or, they may return it to their point of purchase for a full refund. If you have any questions, contact Bakkavor Foods at 855-312-7504, Monday through Friday, 8:00 p.m. –  5:00 p.. PST.

Trader Joe’s’ hummus lovers will be relieved to know that Trader Joe’s Mediterranean Hummus Snack Pack with Pita Chips is not part of this recall. Pheeuf.

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