Hummus sold in Vermont recalled over possible Listeria contamination

in News/Vermont

BURLINGTON – The Vermont Department of Health is notifying Vermonters about a voluntary recall of Sabra Dipping Co., LLC Classic Hummus due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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There have been no reports of illness related to the product, which is sold in Vermont.

Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in pregnant women, older adults, and people with weakened immune systems. Healthy children and adults can also become infected with Listeria, but they rarely become seriously ill, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

For a full list of the products being recalled that were distributed to retail outlets, including food service accounts and supermarket visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm441863.htm

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