By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) reports that Phoenicia Group Inc. is recalling Al-Rabih brand Tahini from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Al-Rabih Tahini (100% Sesame) – Sesame Paste 454 g 7 70338 10053 5 Lot #157 29420
Best before 22/OC/19

This recall was triggered by CFIA test results.

The affected product was distributed in Ontario, Quebec and possibly Nationally.

Officials say if you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

Check to see if you have the recalled product 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.

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