RECALL: Potential listeria in certain Trader Joe hummus products

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MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) — Trader Joe’s is issuing a recall on certain items containing hummus after being potentially contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

The company said in a statement that it was alerted by a hummus supplier that the following products with “USE BY” dates up through and including 12/15/16” and plant identification code “C“, sold in the states specified, have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes:

PRODUCT SKU# SOLD IN
Trader Joe’s Mediterranean Hummus 90642 AL, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, ID, LA, NC, NM, NV, OK, OR, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA
Trader Joe’s White Bean & Basil Hummus 91107 AL, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MI, MN, MO, NC, NE, NM, NV, OH, OK, OR, SC, TN, TX UT, VA, WA, WI

 

e.g. date code & plant ID on bottom of tub

We’re told all of the potentially affected products have been removed from store shelves and destroyed.

Products with plant identification code “J” were produced in a different facility and are NOT affected by this recall. In addition, Trader Joe’s Mediterranean Hummus Snack Pack with Pita Chips (SKU #97136) is NOT part of this recall.

If you purchased any of the Mediterranean Hummus or White Bean & Basil Hummus with the specified plant identification and date codes, please do not eat it. Throw away the product or return it to any Trader Joe’s for a full refund.

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