Recall Notice: Yorgo’s Foods Inc Is Recalling All Flavored and Unflavored Food Products (Hommus; Tahini Sauces; Yogurt Dip, Salads, Tzatziki, Grape Leaves; Taboule) Due to Possible Health Risk, With 0 Comments, Category: Recalls,
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Yorgo’s Foods Inc Is Recalling All Flavored and Unflavored Food Products (Hommus; Tahini Sauces; Yogurt Dip, Salads, Tzatziki, Grape Leaves; Taboule) Due to Possible Health Risk
For Immediate Release
November 15, 2017
Yorgo’s Foods Inc. of Manchester NH, a family-owned company, started in 1993, is recalling all Greek-style food products it manufactures, out of an abundance of caution, as they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in pregnant women, young children, frail or elderly people, those with weakened immune systems and in unborn fetuses. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The recalled products were distributed to retail stores nationwide. A complete list of the recalled Yorgo’s Foods products and product photos can be found at the end of this Recall Notice. Most of the recalled products were distributed in 8, 12, 16 and 32 ounce plastic cups or 2 and 5 pound plastic bags.
These products should be discarded or returned to the grocery store where purchased for credit. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with these products.
This issue was identified after routine FDA environmental sampling identified Listeria monocytogenes in the processing environment and in one sample of “Original Tahini Sauce”. Manufacturing of all foods has been voluntarily suspended while the FDA and company continue to investigate the source of the problem and eliminate it. During this time, we appreciate the patience of our loyal customers and consumers while we enhance our food safety program in cooperation with the FDA to again deliver tasty, wholesome and safe Greek-style foods.
Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-603-624-5830, M-F 9am- 4pm or go to the company website at https://www.yorgofoods.com/.
|7 56248 10002 5||ORIGINAL HOMMUS||8 OZ|
|7 56248 10008 7||VEGETABLE HOMMUS||8 OZ|
|7 56248 10015 5||GARLIC HOMMUS||8 OZ|
|7 56248 10016 2||ROASTED RED PEPPER HOMMUS||8 OZ|
|7 56248 10018 6||LEMON PEPPER HOMMUS||8 OZ|
|7 56248 10019 3||CHIPOLTE PEPPER HOMMUS||8 OZ|
|7 56248 10003 2||BABA GHANNOUJ||8 OZ|
|7 56248 10031 5||SUNDRIED TOMATO HOMMUS||8 OZ|
|7 56248 10032 2||GREEN OLIVE HOMMMUS||8 OZ|
|7 56248 10067 4||SPINACH HOMMUS AND ARTICHOKE||8 OZ|
|7 56248 10034 6||GARLIC AND CHIVE HOMMUS||8 OZ|
|7 56248 10004 9||GRAPE LEAVES||8 OZ|
|0078 7208||TRADER JOE’S CILANTRO & CHIVE YOGURT DIP||8 OZ|
|0078 7239||TRADER JOE’S TAHINI SAUCE||8 OZ|
|7 56248 10005 6||ORIGNAL HOMMUS||16 OZ|
|7 56248 10014 8||GARLIC HOMMUS||16 OZ|
|7 56248 10017 9||ROASTED RE PEPPER HOMMUS||16 OZ|
|7 56248 10006 3||BABA GHANNOUJ||16 OZ|
|7 56248 10010 0||ORIGINAL HOMMUS||32 OZ|
|7 56248 10016 2||PARTY TRAY RED PEPPER HOMMUS||2LB|
|7 56248 10049 0||YOGURT DIP CILANTRO & CHIVE||8 OZ|
|7 56248 10053 7||TZATZIKI||8 OZ|
|7 56248 10100 8||ORIGINAL HOMMUS||5 LB|
|7 56248 10057 5||TABOULE SALAD||5 LB|
|ROASTED RED PEPPER||5LB|
|7 56248 10068 1||CHICKPEA SALAD||5LB|
|7 56248 10069 8||BLACK BEAN SALAD||5LB|
|7 56248 10071 1||THREE BEAN SALAD||5LB|
|7 56248 10001 8||TABOULE SALAD||7 OZ|
|7 56248 10007 0||TABOULE SALAD||14 OZ|
|7 56248 10061 2||CHICKPEA SALAD||12 OZ|
|7 56248 10062 9||BLACK BEAN SALAD||12 OZ|
|7 56248 10063 6||THREE BEAN SALAD||12 OZ|
|7 56248 10064 3||VEGAN HOPPIN SALAD||12 OZ|
|7 56248 10097 1||PARTY TRAY ORGINAL HOMMUS||2LB|
* We believe that none of the product being recalled were processed or offered through the national office.
* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.
* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.
* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.
For full details on the recall, please visit: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm585420.htm?utm_campaign=Yorgo%E2%80%99s%20Foods%20Inc%20Is%20Recalling%20All%20Flavored%20and%20Unflavored%20Food%20Products&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua