Food recall warning

Bustan brand Halawa of Tahini Pistachio recalled due to Salmonella

Starting date:
December 7, 2016
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning
Subcategory:
Microbiological - Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Dijla & Al-Forat Market
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
11071

Advisory details

Ottawa, December 7, 2016 - Dijla & Al-Forat Market is recalling Bustan brand Halawa of Tahini Pistachio from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product has been sold at Dijla & Al-Forat Market, located at 701 Wyandotte Street East, Windsor, Ontario.

What you should do

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store 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.

Who is affected

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

Background

This recall was triggered by the company. 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 recalled product from the marketplace.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Bustan Halawa of Tahini Pistachio 400 g « Best Befor APril 2018 » 6 210393 261252

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