Clic International Inc Recalls Sesame Paste Tahina

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Health Hazard Alert – Certain Clic brand Sesame Paste Tahina may contain Salmonella bacteria

Recall date:
February 25, 2013
Reason for recall:
Microbiological – Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Recalling Firm:
Clic International Inc.
Extent of the distribution:

Advisory details

Ottawa, February 25, 2013 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Clic International, are warning the public not to consume certain Clic brand Sesame Paste Tahina because it may be contaminated with Salmonella.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

The importer, Clic International, Laval, Quebec, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Codes(s) on Product UPC
CLIC Sesame Paste Tahina 454g (1 lb) containers Lot # 1 350/12 0 58504 74097 7

More information

Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of food contaminated with these bacteria may cause salmonellosis, a foodborne illness. In young children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems, salmonellosis may cause serious and sometimes deadly infections. In otherwise healthy people, salmonellosis may cause short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.

Fact Sheet: Salmonella Food Safety Facts

For more information, consumers and industry can call the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday) or by filling out the online feedback form.

    • Clic Pâte de sésame Tahina -Label
    • Clic Pâte de sésame Tahina-Ingredient List
    • Clic Pâte de sésame Tahina-Universal product code
    • Clic Pâte de sésame Tahina Lot#1350/12



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