Falafel King recalls hummus, wraps due to possible Listeria contamination

February 21, 2014

Falafel King, Boulder, Colo., is recalling 10-oz containers of Hatch Green Chile Hummus and 8.5-oz Hatch Green Chile Wraps because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled Hatch Green Chile Hummus and Hatch Green Chile Wraps were distributed to retail stores in certain areas of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Nebraska.

The Hatch Green Chile Hummus comes in a 10-oz clear plastic container with a black-rimmed lid, the UPC #822986-10305-2 printed on the back label and a “Sell By” date beginning 02/14/2014 through 03/16/2014 printed just above the back label where the UPC/bar code is located. The Hatch Green Chile Wraps are individually wrapped in clear plastic wrap, the UPC #822986-70205-7 printed on the front label and a sticker printed with “Sell By” 02/28/2014 through 02/27/2014 on the back of the package. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the product.

The recall was the result of notification by the supplier of fresh green chili that there was a potential for the Listeria organism in the Bueno Foods roasted fresh green chili used in the Hatch Green Chile Hummus and the Hatch Green Chile Wraps.

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