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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Canada: More Hummous Recalled Due to Listeria

The food safety warning issued on September 26, 2014 has been amended to correctly identify the affected codes for the Peppo's Foods brand Hommous. The corrections for these products are marked by an asterisk (*) below.
Peppo's Foods is recalling Hommous from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below. Retailers, restaurants and institutions should not sell or use the recalled product described below due to Listeria monocytogenes.
Affected products
Brand Name
Common Name
Size
Code(s) on Product
Peppo's Foods
Hommous
1 kg
JL201404-8, JL201404-9, AU201409-7*, AU201412-13, AU201422-11, AU201422-12,AU201422-13, AU201422-14, AU201422-15, AU201420-13, SE201404-5, SE201404-6, JL201418-8, JL201418-11, SE201413-6, SE201413-7
What You Should Do
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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