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Recall of Sesame Tahini in Canada
Due to Possible Contamination with Salmonella


Issue Date


10 May 2007


Source of Information


Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)


Food Product


Sesame tahini


Name of Product


MaraNatha brand Organic Raw Sesame Tahini, No Salt


Name of Manufacturer


nSpired Natural Foods, Inc., USA


Product Description


340 g jars


Durability Indication /
Lot Code


“Use By date 07/27/07” and Code “UPC 0 51651 09327 9”


Reason for Recall


Possible contamination with Salmonella.


Action Taken by the
Centre for Food Safety


The CFS has alerted the trade and is closely monitoring the situation.


Advice to the Trade


Stop selling the affected products.


Advice to Consumers


Consumers who have purchased the affected products should stop consuming them. They should seek medical advice if symptoms develop.


Further Information


The CFIA website

The CFS press release
The CFS pamphlet on Salmonella Food Poisoning

Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
11 May 2007

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