Before you eat that hummus, read this


SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — More than seven tons of hummus have been recalled after concerns of possible listeria contamination.

The products included hummus and dips distributed by Target under the Archer Farms label and at supermarket chains Trader Joe’s and Giant Eagle.

If you’ve purchased the affected hummus products, you are urged not to eat it and either throw it out or return it to the store for a full refund.

Listeria is an organism, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

The symptoms for healthy individuals include, high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.

To date, there have been no reported cases of illness.

For a complete list of recalled products, click here.

Consumers with any questions may call toll free (877) 550-0694 from 8:00A.M. to 8:00P.M. Eastern Standard Time 7 Days a week.

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