Sabra recalls some Classic Hummus cases distributed in California, other states over salmonella concerns


Cases of Sabra Classic Hummus are viewed on the shelf of a grocery store on April 9, 2015 in New York City. Sabra Dipping Co. is recalling 30,000 cases of hummus due to possible contamination with Listeria, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images file)

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Sabra Dipping Company has announced a voluntary recall of its Classic Hummus over potential salmonella contamination, according to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.

The New York-based company is recalling roughly 2,100 cases of the 10 ounces Classic Hummus produced last month with a best before date of April 26.

The product was distributed in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Indiana, Mississippi, Maine, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, New Jersey, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

Consumers who have purchased the hummus are encouraged to return the product or visit Sabra’s recall website for a reimbursement.

No illnesses have been reported to date, the FDA said.

Salmonella can cause serious illness in young children, older individuals and those with weakened immune systems according to the FDA. Symptoms can include fever, diarrhea and abdominal pain.

In rare occasions, salmonella infection can result in a more severe illnesses and require hospitalization.

For more information on the recall Sabra Dipping Company product, visit the FDA’s website.

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