Achva and S&F branded Tahini Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Achva and S&F branded Tahini Recall [Canada]The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”), an Ottawa, Ontario regulatory and food safety authority, recalls certain batch/lots of Achva and S&F branded Tahini products due to suspected Salmonella contamination and consequential risk of Gram-negative bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

CFIA: http://ht.ly/RQS430mNw6A

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2018/68450r-eng.php

Additional information:
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) reports the following Tahini products are subject to this recall (in alphabetical order):

  • Achva branded Organic Tahini, sold in 17.6 ounce (500 gram) bottles with a batch/lot number of 18-099 and a UPC of 7 290000 572086
  • Achva branded Seasoned Tahini, sold in 17.6 ounce (500 gram) bottles with a batch/lot number of 18-128 and a UPC of 7 290000 572123
  • Achva branded Tahini, sold in 17.6 ounce (500 gram) bottles with a batch/lot number of 18-106 and a UPC of 8 14968 02002 0
  • Achva branded Tahini, sold in 18 kilogram bulk-serve tubs with a batch/lot number of 18-106 and a UPC of 7 290000 572116
  • Achva branded Tahini – Crushed Sesame Seeds, sold in 17.6 ounce (500 gram) bottles with a batch/lot number of 18-130 and a UPC of 7 290000 572109
  • Achva branded Whole Sesame Tahini, sold in 17.6 ounce (500 gram) bottles with a batch/lot number of 18-099 and a UPC of 7 290000 572796
  • Achva branded Whole Tahini, sold in 17.6 ounce (500 gram) bottles with a batch/lot number of 18-106 and a UPC of 8 14968 02003 7
  • S&F branded Pure Tahini, sold in 18 kilogram bulk-serve tubs with a batch/lot number of 18-099 and a UPC of 7 290000 572116

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Tahini can be found on the Web site above.

According to the CFIA, it has recalled certain batch/lots of Achva and S&F branded Tahini products from the Canadian marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. You should not consume the recalled Tahini products identified above.

==> For information about Salmonellosis (Salmonella poisoning), please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Tahini products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please complete the following Web-based enquiry form from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, available here: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/report-a-concern/contact-us/eng/1390269985112/1390346078752

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Tahini products, please search for “tahini” or more generically, “spread” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Salmonella contamination, please search for “Salmonella” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Achva brand name, please search for “Achva” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the S&F brand name, please search for “S&F” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: not listed
Recalls Direct RIN: 10879-2018
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