Food recall warning

Elan brand Organic sesame whole seeds recalled due to Salmonella

Brand(s)
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Summary

Product
Organic sesame whole seeds
Issue
Food » Microbial Contamination » Salmonella
What to do

Do not consume the recalled product

Affected products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Elan Organic sesame whole seeds 250 g 8 05509 08498 4

Lot: 21047
BB: 2022 AU 16 (L6)

Lot: 21030
BB: 2022 JL 30 (L6)

Issue

Tootsi Impex Inc is recalling Elan brand Organic sesame whole seeds from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination.

The recalled product has been sold in Alberta, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Quebec.

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 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:
Alert / recall type
Food recall warning
Category
Food » Nuts, grains, and seeds
Companies

Tootsi Impex Inc.

Published by
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Audience
General public
Recall class
Class 2
Identification number
RA-63619
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