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Sabra issues voluntary recall for hummus because of listeria

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Hummus fans should be aware of a voluntary recall affecting Sabra dips issued Saturday. Sabra CEO Shali Shalit Shoval said in a release Sunday that the recall was made out of an abundance of caution after listeria was found at one of its manufacturing facilities. Listeria was not found in any tested finished products.

The recall affects hummus spreads made before Nov. 8, 2016. Consumers should to throw away any products with a "Best Before" date up through Jan. 23, 2017, which is printed on the lid of each package.

"We have invested heavily in technology and enhancing our processes and protocols, with guidance and input from external experts, to develop and put in place industry-leading food safety procedures, such as testing finished product from the production line every two minutes for pathogens including listeria. We want to reassure our consumers that our procedures include extensive finished product testing, and no products tested positive for contaminants. We are taking action because consumer safety is a top priority," Shoval said in a release.

A full list of recalled products can be found on the FDA's website here.

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