The Sabra Dipping hummus recall has given way to more recalls as their products were used in a number of other goods which are now being called back by their distributors.
Sabra Dipping Co., LLC, is a New York-based company famous for its dipping and sauces. The company, which has a wide range of products, announced just last week a voluntary hummus recall.
Sabra decided to call back some of its hummus products after tests revealed the presence of listeria in the facility producing them.
Although no traces of the bacteria were found in the finished products which were tested, the company decided nonetheless to call back the possibly affected goods.
The targeted products were produced prior to November 8, 2016, and were distributed in both the United States and Canada. Products were distributed in supermarkets, retail outlets, and food service accounts.
The full list of products can be consulted on the FDA website. Consumers that on one the respective hummus recall products with a “Best Before” date up to January 23, 2017, are strongly advised to discard them.
Following the Sabra announcement, one of the first other companies to initiate its own recalls was the Taylor Farms.
Taylor Farms, which include Taylor Farms Tennessee, Inc., Taylor Farms Pacific Inc, and Taylor Farms Texas Inc., issued a voluntary recall of their own products.
Their goods were based or contained Sabra hummus-based ingredients, more exactly, the Sabra Hummus Classic.
As such, Taylor Farms decided to call back its “Schnucks Vegetable and Hummus Snack Trays” and the “Taylor Farms Veggie and Hummus Bistro Boxes.”
Now, a new series of products are being called back as a result of the listeria fear hummus recall, goods made for the 7-Eleven or LSG Sky Chefs.
LSG Sky Chefs Supply Chain Solutions, Inc. is an Irving, Texas-based company which supplies chain management services and strategic sourcing.
The company issued a voluntary recall of some of its products, which were delivered to 7-Eleven stores throughout various states.
Amongst the recalled goods are the 7-Eleven Chicken and Hummus sandwiches. These were produced for their Cleveland, OH, Pittsburg, PA, and Buffalo, NY stores and market. The products have already been pulled from the targeted stores.
Another recalled item are the Mediterranean Style Chicken with Hummus sandwiches. An estimated 103 such units were called back from the Washington stores in which they were distributed.
Just as with the Chicken and Hummus sandwiches, all such units were pulled from the potentially affected 7-Eleven stores.
The last 7-Eleven product to be recalled are the “Fresh to Go Mediterranean Chicken Hummus” sandwiches which contain the Sabra recalled Red Pepper Hummus.
Greencore, the company to produce them for the store, has also called them back following the Sabra announcement.
As the hummus recall has been the cause of a number of products being pulled from the shelves, it is still better to prevent possible listeria infections.
The Listeria monocytogenes, the cause of the callback, is an organism which can cause quite severe symptoms.
As healthy adults can suffer from severe headaches and high fever, to name just a few, the bacteria can have more serious outcomes in children or the frail or old.
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