March 29th, 2021 Hummus Recall

A container of hummus with peta bread.
On March 29th, 2021 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a recall involving Sabra Dipping Company. They are recalling their 2,100 cases of their Classic Hummus because it can potentially be contaminated with salmonella. Salmonella is a type of bacteria that can cause serious infection in individuals with compromised immune systems like pregnant women, young children and elderly citizens. The symptoms of a typical Salmonella infection include diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps. Other symptoms of a Salmonella infection can include nausea, vomiting or headaches. These symptoms can occur between six hours to six days after eating the contaminated food, and they can last between four and seven days. If a consumer has healthcare concerns, contact your local healthcare provider. Currently there are no reported illnesses and no other Sabra products are related to this recall. The product was sold in 10 ounce containers. The recalled product was produced on 2/10/2021 and has a best before date of April 26th. This product was distributed to stores in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Indiana, Mississippi, Maine, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, New Jersey, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.. The effected lot was distributed to stores between 11/06/2020 to 12/10/2020. If you have this product, the company advises that it should not be consumed. It can either be disposed of, returned to the manufacturer, or returned to its place of purchase. For more information go to: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/sabra-dipping-company-issues-limited-voluntary-recall-single-sku-classic-hummus

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