Sesame Tahina Recall Grows

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Updated Health Hazard Alert – Certain Clic brand Tahina products may contain Salmonella bacteria

Recall / advisory date:
August 6, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Microbiological – Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Distribution:
Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8218

Advisory details

Ottawa, August 6, 2013 – The public warning issued on July 29, 2013 has been updated to include an additional product.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume the Clic brand Tahina described below because it may be contaminated with Salmonella.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

The CFIA is working with the importer to remove the affected product from the marketplace.  The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

The following product, imported from Lebanon, is affected by this alert.

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Codes(s) on Product UPC
Clic Sesame Paste Tahina 907 g LOT#1432/12 0 58504 74095 3

More information

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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. 

    • Clic Sesame Paste Tahina 907 grams

 

Updated Health Hazard Alert – Certain Tahina products may contain Salmonella bacteria

Recall / advisory date:
July 29, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Microbiological – Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Clic International Inc.
Distribution:
Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
8195 

Advisory details

Ottawa, July 29, 2013 – The public warning issued on July 16, 2013 has been updated to include additional products.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Clic International Inc. are warning the public not to consume the Tahina products described below because they may be contaminated with Salmonella.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

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

The following Tahina products, product of Lebanon, are affected by this alert:

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Codes(s) on Product UPC
Clic Sesame Paste Tahina 454 g LOT#1212/13 0 58504 74097 7
Clic Sesame Paste Tahina 907 g LOT#1212/13 0 58504 74095 3
Al Nakhil Sesame Paste Tahina 454 g LOT#1432/12 5 287000 459006

More information

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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.

 

    • Clic - Sesame Paste Tahina - 454 gram
    • Clic - Sesame Paste Tahina - 907 gram
    • Al Nakhil - Sesame Paste Tahina
    • Al Nakhil - Sesame Paste Tahina - lot code

 

 

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