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National recall of Trader Joe's and Target dips

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Just in time for your Memorial Day weekend parties, the Los Angeles Times is reporting today, May 22, 2014, that retailer's Trader Joe's and Target are recalling some of their most popular dips due to listeria contamination.

The dips being recalled were made by Hot Mama's Foods, located in Massachusetts. The Texas Department of Health did a random sampling of Target Archer Farms Traditional Hummus and found the contamination. Also involved with the recall is Trader Joe's Edamame Hummus.

For a complete list of all the recalled products, you can visit

Listeria can cause infections in young children and elderly people. Symptoms can include fever, muscle ache, headache, stiff neck and confusion, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Hot Mama's Foods is urging customers who purchased the products to discard it or return it for a full refund. Consumers with questions can call (877) 550-0694.



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