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

Issue Date 11 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