Sabra pulls 30,000 hummus products amid FDA Listeria fears

The Sabra Dipping Company has issued a recall of over 30,000 cases of hummus which are thought to be contaminated with Listeria, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Although the hummus is not thought to have caused any illnesses as of yet, the firm has launched a voluntary recall.

The contamination was discovered 30 March during a routine random FDA check at a store in Michigan which tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes.

The FDA announced that multiple variations of the Sabra Classic Hummus brand are to be recalled to minimise the possibility of transmitting the illness to consumers.

Consumers who have purchased any of the recalled products are urged to dispose of, or return, it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Across the US, Sabra distributes 60 hummus brands, only five are thought to have been affected by Listeria.

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