Specific varieties of Trader Joe's Hummus have been recalled due to possible Listeria contamination. North Carolina is included in this recall.
The recalled products include select Trader Joe's Mediterranean Hummus and Trader Joe's White Bean & Basil Hummus.
Below is the information sent to customers via e-mail and included on their website.
RECALL: Potential Listeria in Certain Hummus Products
December 01, 2016
To Our Valued Customers:
We have been alerted by our 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:
PRODUCT SKU# SOLD IN
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
e.g. date code & plant ID on bottom of tub
All potentially affected products have been removed from store shelves and destroyed.
To clarify, 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. We urge you to discard the product or return it to any Trader Joe’s for a full refund.
If you have any questions, you may call Trader Joe’s Customer Relations at (626) 599-3817 [Monday through Friday, 6:00 am to 6:00 pm Pacific Time] or send us an email.