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Updated Food Recall Warning - Al-Rabih brand Halva / Halawa and Tahini recalled due to Salmonella
- Recall date:
- July 27, 2021
- Reason for recall:
- Microbiological - Salmonella
- Hazard classification:
- Class 2
- Company / Firm:
- Phoenicia Group Inc.
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, July 27, 2021 - The food recall warning issued on July 23, 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 and Tahini from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume and distributors, retailers and food service establishments such as hotels, restaurants, cafeterias, hospitals and nursing homes should not sell or use the recalled products described below.
|Al-Rabih||Halva / Halawa – With chocolate||200 g||7 70338 10058 0||All lot codes|
|Al-Rabih||Halva / Halawa – With chocolate||454 g||7 70338 10065 8||All lot codes|
|Al-Rabih||Halva / Halawa – With chocolate||907 g||7 70338 10060 3||All lot codes|
|Al-Rabih||Halva / Halawa – Plain light||454 g||7 70338 10064 1||All lot codes|
|Al-Rabih||Halva / Halawa – With pistachios||200 g||0 62356 54452 2||All lot codes|
|Al-Rabih||Halva / Halawa – With pistachios||454 g||7 70338 10057 3||All lot codes|
|Al-Rabih||Halva / Halawa – With pistachios||907 g||7 70338 10056 6||All lot codes|
|Al-Rabih||Halva / Halawa – With pistachios||2.5 kg||5 281003 552580||All lot codes|
|Al-Rabih||Halva / Halawa – Plain / Traditional||200 g||0 62356 54451 5||All lot codes|
|Al-Rabih||Halva / Halawa – Plain / Traditional||454 g||7 70338 10055 9||All lot codes|
|Al-Rabih||Halva / Halawa – Plain / Traditional||907 g||7 70338 10054 2||All lot codes|
|Al-Rabih||Halva / Halawa – Plain / Traditional||2.5 kg||5 281003 552085||All lot codes|
|Al-Rabih||Tahini (100% Sesame) – Sesame Paste||200 g||0 62356 54450 8||All lot codes|
|Al-Rabih||Tahini (100% Sesame) – Sesame Paste||454 g||7 70338 10053 5||All lot codes|
|Al-Rabih||Tahini (100% Sesame) – Sesame Paste||907 g||7 70338 10052 8||All lot codes|
|Al-Rabih||Tahini (100% Sesame) – Sesame Paste||4.54 kg||5 281003 551101||All lot codes|
|Al-Rabih||Tahini (100% Sesame) – Sesame Paste||18 kg||5 281003 551187||All lot codes|
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 or establishment. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location 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.
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.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.
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