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Health Alert: Several brands of Pita Pal hummus are being recalled due to a listeria risk

Posted at 10:44 AM, Jul 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-18 13:44:36-04

Several brands of hummus are being recalled due to a listeria risk. Brands to check for include 7-Select, Schnucks, Roundy's, Reasor's, Pita Pal and others.

"Pita Pal Foods, LP of Houston, TX has issued a voluntary recall of certain hummus products made between May 30, 2019 and June 25, 2019, due to concerns over Listeria monocytogenes, which was identified at the manufacturing facility (not in finished product) during an FDA inspection," announced the United States Food and Drug Administration.

You can find item numbers for the affected products at FDA website.

Listeria is a serious infection that can cause diarrhea, fever, confusion and other flu-like symptoms. It is especially dangerous for those who are already ill, young children, elderly people, and pregnant women. The recalls are voluntary. So far, no illnesses have been reported.

"The products have been distributed nationwide and to United Arab Emirates. Consumers who have purchased products listed below with these use by dates are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 832-803-9295 or email"