Trader Joe's brand Mediterranean Hummus recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes
- Starting date:
- December 2, 2016
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Food Recall Warning
- Microbiological - Listeria
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- Transilvania Trading
- British Columbia
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
- Advisory details
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Affected products
- Media enquiries
Ottawa, December 2, 2016 - Transilvania Trading is recalling Trader Joe's brand Mediterranean Hummus from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.
The following product was sold at Pirate Joe's, located at 3744 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia.
What you should do
If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.
Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.
Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.
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- View our detailed explanation of the food safety investigation and recall process
Who is affected
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.
The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.
|Brand name||Common name||Size||Code(s) on product||UPC|
|Trader Joe's||Mediterranean Hummus||454 g||Use By dates up through and including 12/15/16.||NA|
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CFIA Media Relations
For more information
Pirate Joe's: (604) 620-9242 or http://www.piratejoes.ca/trader-joes-recall-notices/
For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.