Alwatania brand Liquid Tahina may be unsafe due to Salmonella
- Starting date:
- October 11, 2020
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Food Safety Warning
- Microbiological - Salmonella
- Hazard classification:
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- Possibly National, Quebec
- Extent of the product distribution:
Ottawa, October 11, 2020 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume and retailers, restaurants and institutions not to sell or use the product described below due to possible Salmonella contamination.
|Alwatania (Arabic characters only)||Liquid Tahina||350 g||6 224007 246221||PRO: 20/05/2019
Best Before 19/05/2021
What you should do
If you think you became sick from consuming a food product, call your doctor.
Check to see if you have the affected product in your home. If the product is in your home, do not consume it.
Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Young children, pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems may contract serious and sometimes deadly infections. Healthy people may experience short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.
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Who is affected
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
This warning was triggered by CFIA test results. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of this or other products. If products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through a Food Recall Warning.
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