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Sabra Dipping Company: Voluntary Recall of Hummus Products

SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, Texas --

Sabra Dipping Co. is voluntarily recalling certain hummus products due to concerns about Listeria monocytogenes.

Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes life-threatening infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as fever, headaches, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.

Sabra products not included in the recall are Sabra Organic Hummus, Sabra Salsa, Sabra Guacamole and Sabra Greek Yogurt Dips.

The 82nd Aerospace Medicine Squadron Public Health flight confirmed that Sheppard facilities did carry these products for sale. The products listed below are the items that were located on Sheppard and have been pulled from shelves and placed on medical hold.

Recalled Universal Product Codes and Sizes:

UPC-040822011143 - 10 oz.

UPC-040822017497 - 17 oz.

UPC- 040822011112 - 2 oz.

UPC-040822011952 - 4.56 oz.

 

For a full listing of all products affected in this recall, please visit the Sabra website at http://sabra.com/recall.html.

Consumers can also contact Sabra Consumer Relations at 1-866-265-6761 for additional information from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. eastern time. For product reimbursement, consumers can contact www.sabrahummusrecall.com. The company has subsequently taken steps to correct this matter.

If you have questions about food safety or this recall, you may also contact the 82nd AMDS Public Health flight at 940-676-1874 or 940-676-3052.