Massive Hummus & Dip Recall: Everything You Need to Know

hummus recall Do you like hummus or dips and shop at Target or Trader Joe's? Maybe a friend or family member of your does? This message is for you! Popular hummus and dip distributor Hot Mama's Foods has recalled over seven tons of their products. The reason? They are concerned that the products could have been infected with the bacteria listeria. Eep!

To be clear, this is a voluntary recall. Lansal Inc., the parent company of Hot Mama's Foods, has decided to call back the foods. There have been no reported cases of illness yet. What caused the potential bacterial invasion has not yet been released.

Voluntary or not, if a company is issuing a safety related recall, it's in your best interest to listen up. Could you have one of the tainted containers? We've gotten the full scoop and can help you suss out what needs to go and what can stay in the fridge.


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The recalled products will be labeled as either Archer, Giant Eagle, or Trader Joe's brand. If you purchased either hummus or a dip with this brand name, check the dates immediately. Your product is being recalled if its sell-by date is from one of the following date groups: April 14th, April 15th, April 28th, April 29th, May 7th, May 9th, May 14th, May 20th, May 24th, June 9th, June 11th, June 12th, or June 14th.

If you have any questions, Lansal has a number where you can reach them seven days a week for more information about the recall: (877) 550-0694. Listeria typically puts the very young or the elderly at risk by negatively impacting their immune systems. Symptoms can include nausea, high fever, headache, and abdominal pain.

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