Recall: Yorgo's, Trader Joe's Hummus, Tahini Sauces, Yogurt Dips, More
On 2017-11-15, the FDA announced that Yorgo's Foods is conducting a recall on Hummus, Tahini Sauces, Yogurt Dips, More due to possible contamination with listeria. The recalled products were sold under the brand name(s) Yorgo's and Trader Joe's during an unspecified time period throughout the regions shown in the map below.
In recent months, there have been 42 food recalls due to potential contamination, including chicken tikka masala products, varieties of hommus and baba ghannouj and more. Additionally, there have been 70 food recalls due to other health hazards as well as 22 drug and medical device recalls.
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Name: Yorgo's Foods
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Detailed Recall Information
Regions Where Sold: Because the region was not specified, it is assumed that this product was available nationwide.
Product Description: Hummus, tahini sauces, yogurt dips, more
Brand Name(s): Yorgo's, Trader Joe's
Reason for Recall: Listeria monocytogenes
Official Recall Date: 2017-11-15
Additional information provided by the FDA.gov:
Yorgo's Foods Inc. of Manchester NH, a family-owned company, started in 1993, is recalling all Greek-style food products it manufactures, out of an abundance of caution, as they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in pregnant women, young children, frail or elderly people, those with weakened immune systems and in unborn fetuses. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. Read More.
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