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Recall of Tahini. Possible Salmonella contamination.

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Kareem Mart Recalls “Tahina” Because of Possible Health Risks

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Summary
Company Announcement Date: March 02, 2021 FDA Publish Date: March 05, 2021 Product Type: Food & Beverages Reason for Announcement:
Potential for Salmonella
Company Name: Kareem Mart Brand Name:
Kareem Chef
Product Description:
Tahina (Ground Sesame Paste)

Company Announcement

KAREEM MART of Garden City, MI, is recalling its 1lb, 2lb, 10kg of “Tahina” food treats because they have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infection in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, producing more severe illnesses infections.

The recalled “Tahina” were distributed in Mediterranean food stores in Michigan and Chicago, IL. Between April 2020 to October 2020.

Please do not consume the product and immediately dispose of the product or return to 32816 Manor Park Garden City MI 48135. Or to the place of purchase. And send us a note to the email: recalls@kareemmart.com with the return receipt and product purchase date for a full refund.

The product comes in 1lb, 2lb in plastic jars and the 10kg in metal can. There is only one lot distributed. With expiration date 07-01-2022.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the problem.

The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing from samples in the stores by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD).

Production of the product has been suspended while the FDA and the company continue their investigation as to the source of the problem.

Thank you.


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Re: Recall of Tahini. Possible Salmonella contamination.

Thanks for posting. Whey !  I was lucky  as my jar was Ziyad company.

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Re: Recall of Tahini. Possible Salmonella contamination.

I had to look it up, I had no idea what it was, LOL!

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Re: Recall of Tahini. Possible Salmonella contamination.


@KingstonsMom wrote:

I had to look it up, I had no idea what it was, LOL!


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Me too!😀-

Though I've heard the name I didn't remember what it was either!

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Re: Recall of Tahini. Possible Salmonella contamination.

 

What is it??????

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@skatting44 wrote:

Thanks for posting. Whey !  I was lucky  as my jar was Ziyad company.


@skatting44 @There have many recalls of different tahinis. Makes me worry a bit since I love tahini.

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@MalteseMomma wrote:

 

What is it??????


@MalteseMomma @It's a Middle Eastern paste made from toasted ground sesame seeds that's used in hummus, halva (a candy) and poured on falafels.