Ireland – Recall of a Batch of Al Burj Tahini Halva with Pistachios due to the Presence of Salmonella


Tahini with pistachios lid

Category 1: For Action
Alert Notification: 2021.93
Product: Al-Burj Tahini Halva with Pistachios; pack size: 400g
Batch Code: Best before date: 09/07/2022
Country Of Origin: Syrian Arab Republic


The above batch of Al-Burj Tahini Halva with Pistachios is being recalled due to the presence of Salmonella.  Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores supplied with the implicated batch.

Nature Of Danger:

People infected with Salmonella typically develop symptoms between 12 and 36 hours after infection, but this can range between 6 and 72 hours. The most common symptom is diarrhoea, which can sometimes be bloody.  Other symptoms may include fever, headache and abdominal cramps. The illness usually lasts 4 to 7 days. Diarrhoea can occasionally be severe enough to require hospital admission. The elderly, infants, and those with impaired immune systems are more likely to have a severe illness.

Action Required:

Manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, caterers & retailers:

Retailers are requested to remove the implicated batch from sale and to display a point-of-sale recall notice in stores where the affected batch was sold.


Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batch.

Tahini Halva front of pack

Tahini Halva label

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