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Possibly contaminated hummus sold in the US and in Canada recalled

A food company based in the U.S. and known for manufacturing middle-eastern style food has issued a recall of their hummus products due to concerns that it had been adulterated with harmful listeria bacteria, an article of USA Today reported on November 21.

According to reports, Sabra Dipping Co. issued a voluntary recall to several hummus products after federal agents detected the bacteria at the company’s processing facility. Information provided by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) revealed that the affected products have a January 23, 2017 “best before” date. Sabra had confirmed that they have not received any illnesses or injuries complained before they issued the recall. Sabra also told reports that their salsa, organic hummus, Greek yogurt dips, and guacamole are not included in the recall. Listeria could cause serious or even fatal illness to children and elderly adults, as well as those who have weak immune systems.

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