Certain Alkanater Brand Tahina May Contain Salmonella Bacteria

June 28, 2012

NOTE: THIS RECALL IS ONLY FOR AFFECTED PRODUCTS SOLD IN CANADA

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Phoenicia Group Inc. are warning the public not to consume Alkanater brand Tahina, described below, because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella.

The product being recalled is:

UPC Code

Product Description

Lot Code

6 92551 00002 0

Alkanater Tahini, 454 grams

Best By 28/03/2014

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product. The importer, Phoenicia Group Inc., St-Laurent, Quebec, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

For more information please call the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 or visit the CIFA website.