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Recall Extension of Sesame Tahini in the United States and Canada Due to Possible Contamination with Salmonella (Updated on 29 May 2007)


Issue Date


28 May 2007

Source of Information

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)


Food Product


Sesame tahini


Name of Product


MaraNatha brand Sesame Tahini


Name of Manufacturer


nSpired Natural Foods, Inc., USA


Product Description


Organic Raw Sesame Tahini, Organic Roasted Sesame Tahini, Natural Raw Sesame Tahini and Natural Roasted Sesame Tahini

Durability Indication /
Lot Code

Product

UPC / lot

Use By Date / Expiration Date

Organic Raw Sesame Tahini (340g jars)

0 51651 09327 9

Up to and including 04/11/08 ( April 11, 2008 )

Organic Roasted Sesame Tahini (340g jars)

0 51651 09328 6

Up to and including 04/11/08 ( April 11, 2008 )

MaraNatha Sesame Tahini (16-oz glass jars)

-

Up to and including 04/11/08

MaraNatha Sesame Tahini (15-lb and 32-lb pails)

07130

Up to and including 01/05/08

 


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 FDA website
The CFIA website
The CFS press release
The CFS food alert – 11 May 2007
The CFS pamphlet on Salmonella Food Poisoning

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

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