PC Hummus and Dip Recall Expands [Canada]


Canada CFIA RecallCanada/Ottawa: PC Hummus and Dip Recall Expands [Canada]Loblaw Companies expands its existing recall for some Hummus and Dip Products due to possible Staphylococcus bacteria toxic contamination, a serious health hazard. CFIA: http://ht.ly/NADfF

Direct link: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/newsroom/food-recall-warnings/complete-listing/2015-05-28/eng/1432860938074/1432860941805

Additional information:
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) reports the following Foods are subject to this recall (in alphabetical order):

  • President’s Choice Butter Bean & Roasted Garlic Hummus; 280 gram tub; product codes: all codes; UPC: 0 60383 13392 4
  • President’s Choice Caramelized Vidalia Onion Hummus; 227 gram tub; product codes: all codes; UPC: 0 60383 06051 0
  • President’s Choice Hummus; 227 gram tub; product codes: all codes; UPC: 0 60383 03580 8
  • President’s Choice Hummus; 454 gram tub; product codes: all codes; UPC: 0 60383 03582 2
  • President’s Choice Moroccan-Style Hummus; 280 gram tub; product codes: all codes; UPC: 0 60383 13387 0
  • President’s Choice Olive Tapenade Hummus; 280 gram tub; product codes: all codes; UPC: 0 60383 13388 7
  • President’s Choice Red Harissa Hummus; 280 gram tub; product codes: all codes; UPC: 0 60383 13390 0
  • President’s Choice Roasted Garlic Hummus; 227 gram tub; product codes: all codes; UPC: 0 60383 03581 5
  • President’s Choice Roasted Garlic Hummus; 454 gram tub; product codes: gram tub; product codes: all codes; UPC: 0 60383 03583 9
  • President’s Choice Roasted Garlic Red Pepper and Cumin Hummus; 280 gram tub; product codes: all codes; UPC: 0 60383 13518 8
  • President’s Choice Roasted Pepper and Paprika Hummus; 280 gram tub; product codes: all codes; UPC: 0 60383 13517 1
  • President’s Choice Roasted Red Pepper and Chipotle Hummus; 280 gram tub; product codes: all codes; UPC: 0 60383 13519 5
  • President’s Choice Spicy Hummus; 227 gram tub; product codes: all codes; UPC: 0 60383 03598 3
  • President’s Choice Spicy Hummus; 454 gram tub; product codes: all codes; UPC: 0 60383 03597 6
  • President’s Choice Sweet Potato and Harissa Dip; 280 gram tub; product codes: all codes; UPC: 0 60383 13391 7

Please consult the photograph above for details of the foods’ packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional brands and/or variations of the recalled foods are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the CFIA, food contaminated with Staphylococcus toxin may not look or smell spoiled. The toxin produced by Staphylococcus bacteria is not easily destroyed at normal cooking temperatures. Common symptoms of Staphylococcus poisoning include nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramping and fever. In severe cases of illness, headache, muscle cramping and changes in blood pressure and pulse rate may occur

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Hummus and Dip Products, please do not consume them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

Please note: similar Hummus and Dip Products have been recalled for similar reasons, specifically Staphylococcus bacteria toxic contamination. To see all recalls and notifications related to this matter, please search for “Hummus” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Staphylococcus contamination, please search for “Staphylococcus”” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Additional information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: none given
Recalls Direct RIN: 5360-2015
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