New Zealand – Forty Thieves brand Organic Tahini Hulled – Salmonella


10 March 2023: Forty Thieves Ltd is recalling specific batches of its Forty Thieves brand Organic Tahini Hulled due to the possible presence of Salmonella.

Product identification
Product type Tahini
Name of product (size) Forty Thieves brand Organic Tahini Hulled (500g)
Date marking BB 10102023, BB 05122023, BB 17012024 and BB 22022024
Package size and description The product is sold in a 500g glass jar.
Distribution The product is imported from Turkey.

The affected product is sold at Huckleberry stores throughout the North Island, selected New World and Fresh Choice stores throughout the South Island and other retail outlets throughout New Zealand.

The product is not exported.

Notes This recall does not affect any other Forty Thieves brand products.

Point of sale notice for retailers

If you are a retailer of the product in this recall, download a copy of the point of sale notice. You need to display it in your store for one month.

Point of sale notice – Forty Thieves Ltd [PDF, 39 KB]

Consumer advice

Customers are asked to check the date mark located on the side of the jar.

Affected products should not be consumed. There have been no reports of associated illness, however if you have consumed any of these products and have any concerns about your health, seek medical advice.

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