Hummus, other dips sold at Target and Trader Joe’s recalled for listeria risk

Hummus recall
Nearly 15,000 pounds of hummus made by Massachusetts-based Hot Mama’s Foods and sold at Target and Trader Joe’s have been recalled due to possible listeria contamination, including some packages of Archer Farms traditional hummus, above.
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Nearly 15,000 pounds of hummus and other dips sold at Trader Joe’s and Target were recalled Friday over concerns of listeria contamination. 

Massachusetts-based Hot Mama’s Foods voluntarily recalled the dips after the potential for contamination was found during a routine test of Target Archer Farms Traditional Hummus by the Texas Department of Health, the company said in a statement.  

No illnesses have been reported. Listeria monocytogenes can cause infections in young children and elderly people. Symptoms can include fever, muscle ache, headache, stiff neck and confusion, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Some of the affected products were shipped nationally and include 10-ounce and 2-pound containers of Target Archer Farms Traditional Hummus marked for use by June 11, and 8-ounce containers of Trader Joe’s Edamame Hummus with April 28, April 29 and May 14 use-by dates. A full list of recalled products can be found on the Hot Mama’s Foods website


Hot Mama’s Foods is urging customers who purchased the discard it or return it for a full refund. Consumers with questions can call (877) 550-0694.

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