Hummus recalled over concerns of listeria contamination
Prepared Foods manufacturer, Lansal, Inc.( d.b.a Hot Mama’s Foods), announced that as a precaution it is voluntarily recalling approximately 14,860 pounds of hummus and dip products due to concerns about possible Listeria monocytogenes, an organism, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
Lansal, Inc. is voluntarily recalling all products manufactured at the same facility and distributed to both wholesalers and retailers during the same time. For a list of products that are being recalled, click here.