Sabra Dipping Co. LLC is recalling 30,000 cases of Sabra Classic Hummus because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness.
Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one developed symptoms of food poisoning after eating hummus, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit against Sabra Dipping Co. LLC, and our lawyers can help.
Update: Hummus Sold at Walmart, Giant Eagle Recalled for Listeria Contamination
June 21, 2017 – FDA has announced a recall for 3 brands of hummus topped with pine nuts that may be tainted with Listeria monocytogenes. Affected products include Marketside Classic Hummus with Pine Nuts, Fresh Foods Market Artisan Hummus with Pine Nuts, and Lantana White Bean Hummus with Pine Nut and Herb Topping.
Which Products are Affected?
According to an FDA recall notice issued April 8, 2015, the following Sabra Hummus products are included in this action:
- 040822011143/300067 – Sabra Classic, 10 oz. – 3-059/Best before May 11, 2015
- 040822011143/300067 – Sabra Classic 10 oz. – 3-060/Best before May 15, 2015
- 040822014687/300074 – Sabra Classic, 30 oz. – 3-059/Best before May 11, 2015
- 040822342049/301216 – Sabra Classic Without Garnish, 32 oz. – 3-059/Best before May 11, 2015
- 040822017497/301290 – Sabra Classic, 17 oz. Six Pack – 3-058/Best before May 11, 2015
- 040822017497/301290 – Sabra Classic, 17 oz. Six Pack – 3-059/Best before May 11, 2015
- 040822342209/301283 – Hummus Dual Pack Classic/Garlic – 3-058/Best before May 11, 2015
Only these lots are being recalled; no other Sabra products are affected. Consumers in possession of any hummus with the above lot codes should discard it immediately or return it to the point of purchase for a full refund. To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall.
Why was the Recall Issued?
This recall was initiated after routine inspections at a Kroger outlet in Port Huron, MI, detected the presence of listeria bacteria in prepackaged Sabra Classic Hummus products. The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development subsequently informed Sabra Dipping Co. LLC and the FDA.
Listeria Food Poisoning (Listeriosis)
Listeriosis is a type of food poisoning caused by eating foods contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes (L. monocytogenes). In pregnant women, the infection can cause miscarriages, premature delivery, severe illness in the newborn, and even stillbirth.
Listeria food poisoning typically affects pregnant women, children, the elderly, and individuals with impaired immune systems. Healthy adults can develop listeriosis; however, they rarely become seriously ill. Babies can be born with the infection if their mothers eat contaminated food during pregnancy.
Trader Joe’s Recalls Hummus and Bean Dip
December 2, 2016 – Less than two weeks after Sabra recalled its hummus products, Trader Joe’s has announced its own recall over similar listeria concerns. Affected products include Mediterranean Hummus and White Bean & Basil Hummus, which were distributed to Trader Joe’s stores in California, Washington, Texas and other states.
Sabra Recalls More Hummus Products
November 21, 2016 – Sabra Dipping Co. has announced a new recall for many of its hummus products over potential listeria contamination, according to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). Affected hummus products were manufactured before Nov. 8 at a facility where Listeria was identified; however, the bacteria has not been found in hummus samples that have been tested. The products were distributed to retail outlets in the U.S. and Canada.
Do I Have a Sabra Hummus Lawsuit?
The Food Poisoning Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Sabra Hummus Recall Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new listeria food poisoning cases in all 50 states.
Free Sabra Hummus Recall Lawsuit Evaluation: Again, if you or a loved one was sickened after eating Sabra Classic Hummus products, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a Food Poisoning Suit and we can help.