Hummus recall due to possible listeria

hummus recall

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Six kinds of hummus sold in Michigan are being recalled due to a listeria concern.

Lansal, Inc. is voluntarily recalling approximately 14,860 pounds of hummus and dip products as a precaution.

The affected products include Target Archer Farms hummus products and Trader Joe’s 5 Layered Dip as listed below:

  • Target Archer Farms Traditional Hummus 10 oz. (Use by date of June 11, 2014)
  • Target Archer Farms Traditional Hummus 2lb. (Non-retail item; ingredient item used in SuperTarget store production of two items, Archer Farms Mediterranean Veggie Hummus Wrap and Archer Farms Hummus Veggie Snacker. Use by date of June 11, 2014)
  • Target Archer Farms Roasted Garlic with Roasted Garlic Tapenade 17 oz. (Use by date of June 9, 2014, and June 12, 2014)
  • Target Archer Farms Roasted Red Pepper with Roasted Red Pepper Topping 17 oz. (Use by date of June 12, 2014)
  • Trader Joe’s 5 Layered Dip Small 11.5 oz. (Use by date of April 15, 2014)
  • Trader Joe’s 5 Layered Dip Large 24 oz. (Use by date of April 15, 2014)

There are concerns the products could be tainted with listeria, which could cause serious and even deadly infections for kids, older adults, and people with weakened immune systems.

According to the FDA’s website, the potential for contamination was found during a routine test of Target Archer Farms Traditional Hummus 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 products.

Consumers who have purchased the affected 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.

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Online:

Recall information on FDA’s website

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