Food recall warning

Aoun brand Tahineh recalled due to Salmonella

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Summary

Product
Tahineh – Ground Sesame 100%
Issue
Food » Microbial Contamination » Salmonella
What to do

Do not consume the recalled product

Affected products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Aoun Tahineh - Ground Sesame 100% 454 g 5 283000 902153 Best Before 2023MR12
Lot# 1603I/THA

Issue

Fattal International North America Inc. is recalling Aoun brand Tahineh from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination.

The recalled product has been sold in Ontario and Quebec and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.

What you should do

  • If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor
  • Check to see if you have the recalled product in your home
  • Do not consume the recalled product
  • Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased

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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Additional information

Background

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency test results.

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

What is being done

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated food recall warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing the recalled product from the marketplace.

Details
Original published date: 2022-01-10
Alert / recall type
Food recall warning
Category
Food » Nuts, grains, and seeds
Companies

Fattal International North America Inc.

Published by
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Audience
General public
Recall class
Class 2
Identification number
RA-63810
Media and public inquiries
Public enquiries
Toll-free: 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and U.S.)
Telephone: 1-613-773-2342 (local or international)
Email: information@inspection.gc.ca
Media relations
Telephone: 613-773-6600
Email: cfia.media.acia@inspection.gc.ca