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Nothing is sacred.
Just a couple weeks after Sabra recalled its hummus for possible listeria contamination, Trader Joe’s is doing the same.

The grocery store’s hummus manufacturer, Bakkavor Foods USA, voluntarily recalled Trader Joe’s Mediterranean and White Bean & Basil hummus after finding traces of the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes on its equipment, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

This bacterium leads to Listerios, a severe infection known to cause fever, muscle aches, and gastrointestinal problems. Customers are advised not to eat any products with “Use By” dates up through and including Dec. 15, 2016, as well as the plant identification code “C.”

All of the potentially affected products have been removed from store shelves and destroyed, according to the FDA.


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