In case you missed any, these 19 foods were recalled in 2016


There have been so many food recalls in 2016 that it’s been hard to keep up with the dangers that may exist in our refrigerators and pantries. 

Cookie dough, hummus, frozen vegetables and even flour were subject to recalls announced by the Food and Drug Administration this year for reasons that could make people very sick. 

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Do you have any of these foods in your kitchen?

We’ve put together a list that includes some of the biggest food recalls from just the past six months, because some of these foods may still be in your kitchen if you missed the initial recall notice.

There are links with more information on each recall, including how to get your money back. 

You can always count on the team at to alert you about the most serious recalls, but to stay on top of announcements as they come in, check out the FDA’s Twitter account

Here are 19 of the foods that were recalled in 2016: 

1. Central Market, SunRidge Farms and bulk (no brand) pistachios

  • Recall date: 12/14/2016
  • Reason: Salmonella
  • Company: H-E-B

2. Linden’s chocolate chip cookies

  • Recall date: 12/13/2016
  • Reason: Undeclared milk
  • Company: Linden’s Cookies, Inc.

3. Big Win, Cheese Club, Great Value macaroni & cheese cups

  • Recall date: 12/10/2016
  • Reason: Salmonella
  • Company: Tree House Foods, Inc. 

4. Trader Joe’s hummus

  • Recall date: 12/1/2016
  • Reason: Listeria monocytogenes
  • Company: Bakkavor Foods, USA

5. Sabra hummus

  • Recall date: 11/19/2016
  • Reason: Listeria monocytogenes
  • Company: Sabra Dipping Co., LLC

6. Weight Watchers frozen dessert

  • Recall date: 11/14/2016
  • Reason: Listeria monocytogenes
  • Company: Kraft Heinz Company

7. Oreo Fudge Cremes

  • Recall date: 10/28/2016
  • Reason: Undeclared milk
  • Company: Mondelez Global LLC

8. Publix chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream

  • Recall date: 10/10/2016
  • Reason: Listeria monocytogenes
  • Company: Publix Super Markets

9. Blue Bell cookie dough ice cream

  • Recall date: 10/10/2016
  • Reason: Listeria monocytogenes
  • Company: Blue Bell Ice Cream

10. Turkey Hill ice cream

  • Recall date: 10/7/2016
  • Reason: Undeclared ingredients
  • Company: Turkey Hill Dairy

11. Nestlé Drumstick variety packs

  • Recall date: 10/7/2016
  • Reason: Listeria monocytogenes
  • Company: Nestlé USA, Inc

12. Country Fresh vegetables

  • Recall date: 9/26/2016
  • Reason: Listeria monocytogenes
  • Company: Country Fresh, Inc.

13. Kellogg’s Eggo Nutri-Grain waffles

  • Recall date: 9/19/2016
  • Reason: Listeria monocytogenes
  • Company: Kellogg Company

14. General Mills flour

  • Recall date: 7/25/2016
  • Reason: E.coli 
  • Company: General Mills

15. P.F. Chang’s Home Menu products

  • Recall date: 7/16/2016
  • Reason: Metal fragments
  • Company: ConAgra Foods

16. Bolthouse Farms protein drinks

  • Recall date: 6/22/2016
  • Reason: Spoilage 
  • Company: Bolthouse Farms

17. National Frozen Foods vegetables (various brands)

  • Recall date: 6/22/2016
  • Reason: Listeria monocytogenes
  • Company: National Frozen Foods Corporation

18. Frito-Lay snacks

  • Recall date: 6/6/2016
  • Reason: Undeclared peanut residue
  • Company: Frito-Lay

19. Nature Valley bars

  • Recall date: 6/2/2016
  • Reason: Listeria monocytogenes
  • Company: General Mills

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