Important Safety Notice: Recall of Select PC® Brand Hummus Products

Loblaw Companies Ltd news release with annotations

BRAMPTON, ON, May 28, 2015 /CNW/ - Loblaw Companies Limited is expanding its recall of select varieties of PC® brand hummus, including the varieties noted below, as they may contain the toxin produced by Staphylococcus bacteria. Consumers should not consume the recalled products.

Product

Size

UPC

PC Butterbean & Roasted Garlic Hummus

280 g

60383133924

PC Caramelized Vidalia Onion Hummus

227 g

60383060510

PC Chickpea Dip and Spread Hummus

227 g

60383035808

PC Chickpea Dip and Spread Hummus

454 g

60383035822

PC Garlic Hummus

227 g

60383035815

PC Garlic Hummus

454 g

60383035839

PC Moroccan-Style Hummus

280 g

60383133870

PC Olive Tapenade Hummus

280 g

60383133887

PC Red Harissa Hummus

280 g

60383133900

PC Roasted Garlic Red Pepper and Cumin Hummus

280 g

60383135188

PC Roasted Pepper and Paprika Hummus

280 g

60383135171

PC Roasted Red Pepper and Chipotle Hummus

280 g

60383135195

PC Spicy Hummus

227 g

60383035983

PC Spicy Hummus

454 g

60383035976

PC Sweet Potato and Harissa Dip

280 g

60383133917


The products were sold at the following locations before May 29, 2015:

Ontario: Fortinos®, Loblaws®, No Frills®, Box by No Frills™, Real Canadian Superstore®, Valu-Mart®, Your Independent Grocer®, Zehrs®, Shoppers Drug Mart® and affiliated independent stores

Atlantic: Atlantic Superstore®, Dominion®, No Frills®, Save Easy®, Your Independent Grocer® and Shoppers Drug Mart®

Québec: Loblaws®, Maxi®, Maxi & Cie®, Provigo®, Provigo le Marché®, Pharmaprix® and affiliated independent stores

West: Extra Foods®, No Frills®, Box by No Frills™, Real Canadian Superstore®, Real Canadian Wholesale Club®, Your Independent Grocer®, Shoppers Drug Mart® and affiliated independent stores

All units have been removed from store shelves across the country.

Customers can return the products to the place of purchase and the customer service desk will provide a full refund.

We apologize for any inconvenience this recall may have caused. The safety of our customers is our primary concern.

SOURCE Loblaw Companies Limited

For further information: regarding the recall, customers can contact: Customer Service, [email protected] or 1-888-495-5111.

This bacteria causes skin infections, respiratory disease, and food poisoning.