MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) — Trader Joe’s is issuing a recall on certain items containing hummus after being potentially contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
The company said in a statement that it was alerted by a hummus supplier that the following products with “USE BY” dates up through and including “12/15/16” and plant identification code “C“, sold in the states specified, have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes:
|Trader Joe’s Mediterranean Hummus||90642||AL, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, ID, LA, NC, NM, NV, OK, OR, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA|
|Trader Joe’s White Bean & Basil Hummus||91107||AL, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MI, MN, MO, NC, NE, NM, NV, OH, OK, OR, SC, TN, TX UT, VA, WA, WI|
We’re told all of the potentially affected products have been removed from store shelves and destroyed.
Products with plant identification code “J” were produced in a different facility and are NOT affected by this recall. In addition, Trader Joe’s Mediterranean Hummus Snack Pack with Pita Chips (SKU #97136) is NOT part of this recall.
If you purchased any of the Mediterranean Hummus or White Bean & Basil Hummus with the specified plant identification and date codes, please do not eat it. Throw away the product or return it to any Trader Joe’s for a full refund.