Canada – Expanded Food Recall Warning – Al-Rabih brand Tahini recalled due to Salmonella

CFIA

Recall date: June 14, 2021

Reason for recall: Microbiological – Salmonella

Hazard classification: Class 2Company / Firm: Phoenicia Group Inc.

Distribution: Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec

Extent of the distribution: Consumer

Ottawa, June 14, 2021 – Phoenicia Group Inc. is recalling Al-Rabih brand Tahini from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Al-Rabih Tahini (100% Sesame) – Sesame Paste 454 g 7 70338 10053 5 Lot #157 29420
Best before 22/OC/19

What you should do

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

Check to see if you have the recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing the recalled product from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

Product photos

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  • Al-Rabih Tahini, 454 grams - front
  • Al-Rabih Tahini, 454 grams - lot code

Public enquiries and media

Public enquiries
Toll-free: 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and U.S.)
Telephone: 1-613-773-2342 (local or international)
Email: information@inspection.gc.ca
Media relations
Telephone: 613-773-6600
Email: cfia.media.acia@inspection.gc.ca

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