Trader Joe's hummus recalled after Listeria concern

Posted at 12:24 PM, Dec 02, 2016

Two brands of Trader Joe's hummus is being recalled in several states after concerns the products might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. 

Bakkavor Foods USA, Inc. is voluntarily recalling Trader Joe's Mediterranean Hummus and Trader Joe's White Bean & Basil Hummus because of the concern, according to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration. So far, there are no confirmed illnesses. 

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The Mediterranean impacts 11 states, while the white bean version is being recalled in 19 states. The products come in 16 ounce plastic tubs. 

The Trader Joe's Mediterranean Hummus Snack Pack with Pita Chips is not impacted. For a full list of products impacted, states impacted along with code dates, click here

Listeria monocytogenes can cause fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, according FDA. The organism also can cause miscarriages and stillbirths for pregnant women. Symptoms also include fevers, headaches and abdominal pain among other symptoms. 

Consumers should discard the product immediately or return it to their point of purchase for a full refund. Customers with questions may contact Bakkavor Foods at (855) 312-7504, Monday through Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. PST.