Some Prince brand tahini packages like this have been recalled due to possible salmonella contamination.

Tainted tahini recalled over salmonella contamination

Consumers warned not to eat some packages of Prince brand tahini now being recalled by Overwaitea

Consumers are being warned not to eat some packages of Prince brand tahini that may be contaminated with Salmonella.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) said distributor Overwaitea Food Group in Langley has voluntarily recalled the Israeli-made product’s affected run, which is the 500-gram receptacle of Prince brand tahini, with a Nov. 19 expiry date.

There have been no reported illness asociated with the potentially tainted tahini, the CFIA said.

Tahini is a sesame paste often used in hummus and some other dips.

Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled.

The bacteria can cause serious and sometimes deadly infections in young children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems

In otherwise healthy people, salmonellosis may cause short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.

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