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Store Hummus Recalled Over Listeria Fears ~

More than seven tons of a popular brand of hummus have been recalled nationwide due to possible listeria contamination ~

hummus_dipHot Mamma’s Foods has voluntarily pulled tons of hummus and dips nationwide due to possible contamination ~

The products distributed by Target under the Archer Farms label and supermarket chains Trader Joe’s and Giant Eagle ~

Massachusetts-based food manufacturer Hot Mama’s Foods announced its recall due to concerns about possible contamination by listeria, a potentially life-threatening food-borne bacterium ~

Listeria, the company explained, is potentially dangerous to people with weakened immune systems, pregnant women and can “cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people ~ In healthy individuals, short-term symptoms may include high fever and severe headache ~

Hummus is easy to make fresh – In place of store bought – here is a recipe that takes 15 ounces of chickpeas/garbanzo beans, Pour into a blender and add 1 cup of Tahini (Sesame Seed Paste), 2 – 3 cloves fresh garlic, 2 Tbsp water, 1/2 tsp Sea Salt, 2 Tbsp lemon juice, 1 – 2 tsp ground cumin, sprinkle of coriander, dash of ground pepper and a few dashes of chipotle chili powder ~ 2 – 3 Tbsp avocado oil or olive oil and BLEND well on high and enjoy with your favorite chips or veggies ~