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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:

ProductSizeConsumer UPCUse By Dates
Bacon Hummus8oz81771901009701/06/15 – 02/09/15
Balsamic & Garlic Hummus8oz81771901007301/05/15 – 02/09/15
Hatch Green Chile Hummus8oz81771901003501/05/15 – 02/09/15
Jalapeno & Cilantro Hummus8oz81771901004201/05/15 – 02/09/15
Original Hummus8oz81771901001101/05/15 – 02/09/15
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus8oz81771901002801/05/15 – 02/09/15
Spinach & Artichoke Hummus8oz81771901005901/05/15 – 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 or call 512-633-8904 Monday through Friday from 9am – 4pm CST.


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