(July 16, 2019) The Food and Drug Administration issued a recall notice on certain varieties of hummus and dips due to a possible listeria contamination.
Pita Pal Foods, LP based out of Houston, TX. issued the voluntary recall on its hummus products after Listeria monocytogenes were detected during an FDA inspection of the manufacturing facility.
The products were sold in stores nationwide, as well as United Arab Emirates. Some of them go under brand names of Schnucks, Roundy’s, Reasor’s, Pita Pal, Lidl, Lantana, Hummus Hummus, Harris Teeter, Fresh Thyme, and Bucee’s. For the full list, including product names and best by dates, please refer to the hummus recall announcement here.
Additionally, many of the products were sold at 7-Eleven stores under the brand name 7-Select. Those were:
- 7-Select Chipotle Garlic Hummus w/ Pretzels
Best by: 11/28/19; 12/01/19
- 7-Select Classic Hummus w/ Pretzels
Best by: 11/25/19; 12/01/19; 12/17/19
- 7-Select Roasted Red Pepper Hummus w/ Pretzels
Best by: 11/26/19; 12/01/19; 12/18/19
Some of the products were sold in Trader Joe’s stores as well, but only in Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas. Those were:
- Pita Pal Original Hummus
Best by: 07/28/19; 08/02/19;08/24/19
- Pita Pal Original Hummus and Pretzels
Best by: 07/27/19; 08/01/19; 08/17/19
- Pita Pal Sesame Pine Nuts Hummus
Best by: 07/28/19; 08/02/19; 08/11/19; 08/17/19; 08/24/19
- Pita Pal Hummus 4 Flavor Variety Pack
Best by: 07/27/19; 08/02/19; 08/12/19; 08/16/19; 08/23/19
Listeria is a food poisoning that can be fatal for young children, and frail or elderly people, or those with weakened immune systems. Short-term symptoms for healthy people may cause high fever, severe headaches, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea.
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