These popular hummus brands have just issued a recall on their products over a possible Salmonella contamination

Publish Date
Thursday, 2 March 2023, 10:51AM

If you've purchased any Lisa’s, Greater! or Prep Kitchen hummus or tahini products you need to be careful.

The brands have just issued a recall for their products containing tahini after it was revealed it has a possible salmonella contamination.

In a statement, New Zealand Food Safety deputy director-general Vincent Arbuckle said: "Salmonellosis can be serious, so it is important that people do not eat these products.

"Symptoms appear within 12 to 72 hours and include abdominal cramps, diarrhoea, fever, headache, nausea and vomiting."

Arbuckle said the symptoms usually last between four to seven days but can go up to 10 days if the illness is more severe.

"If you have consumed any of these products and are concerned for your health, contact your health professional or Healthline on 0800 611 116," Arbuckle said.

The Lisa's, Greater! and Prep Kitchen brand products that are sold in supermarkets and retail outlets throughout New Zealand have since been removed from the stores, however, they had been on the shelves for several weeks.

The list of products that have been recalled are:

  • Greater! Hummmmus Beetroot
  • Greater! Hummmus! Glorious Butternut
  • Greater! Hummmus! Roasted Garlic
  • Lisa's 2 in 1 Beetroot Hummus and Kiwi Onion Dip
  • Lisa's 2 in 1 Mexican Nacho Hummus and Jalapeno Popper Dip
  • Lisa's 2 in 1 Sweet 'N' Smokey BBQ Hummus and Dill Pickle Hummus
  • Lisa's Hummus Beetroot with Roasted Cashews
  • Lisa's Hummus Caramelised Onion
  • Lisa's Hummus Chargrilled Capsicum
  • Lisa's Hummus Gloriously Garlic
  • Lisa's Hummus Jalapeno and Lime
  • Lisa's Hummus Kumara with Coconut and Tumeric
  • Lisa's Original Hummus
  • Lisa's Original Hummus with Garlic and Lemon Gluten Free
  • Lisa's Smokey Hummus with Garlic and Tahini Gluten Free
  • Lisa's Toppings Creamy Hummus with Dukkah and Pistachio
  • Lisa's Toppings Kumara Hummus with Pumpkin Seeds
  • Prep Kitchen Beetroot Hummus with Roasted Cashew
  • Prep Kitchen Natural Hummus
  • Prep Kitchen Original Hummus with Garlic and Lemon
  • Prep Kitchen Tahini

The products can be returned to the place of purchase for a refund.

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