Lansal voluntarily recalls hummus, dip products

By Monica Whitsel, Associate Producer, The Morning Show, mwhitsel@wjxt.com
Associated Press
Published On: May 22 2014 02:44:55 PM EDT
Updated On: May 22 2014 02:47:37 PM EDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -

Prepared foods manufacturer Lansal Inc. is recalling more than 14,860 pounds of hummus and dip products.

Lansal announced the products could possibly contain Listeria monocytogenes. 

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration the products affected in Florida are Target Archer Farms Traditional, Roasted Garlic, Roasted Garlic Tapenade, Roasted Red Pepper Topping and Roasted Red Pepper Hummus.  

The recall also concerns Target Archer Farms Mediterranean Veggie Hummus Wrap and Archie Farms Veggie Hummus Snacker. The products have expiration dates of June 9, 11, 12 and 14, 2014.

Trader Joe's Edamame Hummus withe the expiration date of April 28-29. 2014 and May 9 and 24, 2014 has also been recalled. 

Symptoms for Listeria include stiffness, abdominal pain, high fever, diarrhea, nausea and headache.  It can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections for  those with weakened immune systems, young children and frail or elderly people.

The FDA urges consumers to dispose of or return the product for a full refund.  

Questions for FDA: 877-550-0694

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