Zilks Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Hummus Products
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — January 2, 2015 — Zilks Foods, LLC of Austin, TX is recalling all of its 8 ounce hummus products because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
This recall affects the following products:
|Product||Size||Consumer UPC||Use By Dates|
|Bacon Hummus||8oz||817719010097||01/06/15 – 02/09/15|
|Balsamic & Garlic Hummus||8oz||817719010073||01/05/15 – 02/09/15|
|Hatch Green Chile Hummus||8oz||817719010035||01/05/15 – 02/09/15|
|Jalapeno & Cilantro Hummus||8oz||817719010042||01/05/15 – 02/09/15|
|Original Hummus||8oz||817719010011||01/05/15 – 02/09/15|
|Roasted Red Pepper Hummus||8oz||817719010028||01/05/15 – 02/09/15|
|Spinach & Artichoke Hummus||8oz||817719010059||01/05/15 – 02/09/15|
The recalled hummus was distributed nationwide in retail stores.
The containers are clear plastic tubs with white lids. The brand name “Zilks” can be found on each tub on both the top and side labels.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
This recall was initiated after it was discovered that a spice ingredient from a single supplier used in the affected products was contaminated with peanut allergens.
Consumers who have purchased the recalled products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 512-633-8904 Monday through Friday from 9am – 4pm CST.