Certain Cedar brand Tahina products may contain Salmonella bacteria
- Starting date:
- August 31, 2013
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Health Hazard Alert
- Microbiological - Salmonella
- Hazard classification:
- Class 2
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- Phoenicia Group Inc.
- Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
Ottawa, August 31, 2013 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Phoenicia Group Inc. are warning the public, food service establishments, and retailers, not to consume, serve, use, or sell the Tahini products described below because they may be contaminated with Salmonella.
The following Tahini products, sold commencing February 1, 2013 with no lot code indicated on the package, are affected by this alert. This alert does not include Cedar brand Tahini products where a lot code appears on the package.
Some of the affected products were sold in bulk and may have been repacked at retail. Consumers who cannot determine the original product identity are advised to check with their retailer to determine if they have one of the affected products.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.
The distributor, Phoenicia Group Inc., St-Laurent, Quebec, is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.
|Brand name||Common name||Size||Code(s) on product||UPC||Additional info|
|Cedar||Tahini||907 g (2 lb)||No lot code indicated on the package||0 62356 54525 3||The labels indicate "Product of Canada"|
|Cedar||Tahini||18 kg (40 lb)||No lot code indicated on the package||0 62356 54522 2||The labels indicate "Product of Canada"|
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