Alwatania Liquid Tahina Warning [Canada]


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Alwatania Liquid Tahina Warning [Canada]

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Canada/Ottawa: The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”), an Ottawa, Ontario regulatory and food safety authority, warns against consuming and/or serving certain batch/lots of Alwatania (Arabic characters only) branded Liquid Tahina Sauce products from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected Salmonella contamination and consequential risks of Gram-negative bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

CFIA: http://ht.ly/yIq130reRpa

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2020/74115a-eng.php

Additional information:
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) reports the following Tahina Sauce products are subject to this warning:

  • Alwatania Liquid Tahina Sauce, sold in a 350 gram jars with a production date of 20/05/2019, a best-before date of 19/05/2021 and a UPC of 6 224007 246221

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

==> No regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CFIA, you should avoid consuming and/or serving certain batch/lots of Alwatania (Arabic characters only) branded Liquid Tahina Sauce products from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected Salmonella contamination. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Tahina Sauce 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 Tahina Sauce 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 a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat bacterial poisonings such as Salmonellosis.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints 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.

You can also reach the CFIA toll-free at 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and US) or 1-613-773-2342 (local or international) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time. If you are a member of the working press/media, you can reach the CFIA at 1-613-773-6600 or by e-mail at cfia.media.acia@canada.ca.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Tahina Sauce products, please search for “Tahina” or more generically, “sauce” 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 Alwatania brand name, please search for “Alwatania” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: not listed for this recall
Recalls Direct RIN: 13627-2020
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