Food recall warning

Certain Tahina products may contain Salmonella bacteria

Starting date:
July 29, 2013
Type of communication:
Alert sub-type:
Updated Health Hazard Alert
Microbiological - Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Clic International Inc.
Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan
Extent of the product distribution:
CFIA reference number:

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

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(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


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