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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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