Al-Rabih brand Halva / Halawa – with pistachios recalled due to Salmonella

Starting date:
July 5, 2021
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Updated Food Recall Warning
Subcategory:
Microbiological - Salmonella
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Phoenicia Group Inc.
Distribution:
Alberta, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Possibly National, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
Extent of the product distribution:
Consumer
CFIA reference number:
14480

Last updated:

Advisory details

Ottawa, July 5, 2021 - The food recall warning issued on June 25, 2021 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Phoenicia Group Inc. is recalling Al-Rabih brand Halva / Halawa – with pistachios from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled product

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Al-Rabih Halva / Halawa – with pistachios 454 g 7 70338 10057 3 Lot #184 34920
Best before 01/DE/22
Al-Rabih Halva / Halawa – with pistachios 907 g 7 70338 10056 6 Lot #98 19620
Best before 22/JN/25

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 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 these products.

Background

This recall was triggered by CFIA test results. The 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 products from the marketplace.

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