Food Recall Warning – Aoun brand Tahineh recalled due to Salmonella

OTTAWA, ON, Dec. 19, 2021 /CNW/ – Product photos are available:


  • Brand(s): Aoun
  • Product: Tahineh – Ground Sesame 100%
  • Companies: Phoenicia Group Inc.
  • Issue: Food – Microbial contamination – Salmonella
  • Category: Nuts, grains, and seeds
  • What to do: Do not consume the recalled product
  • Audience: General public
  • Recall class: Class 2

Affected products







Tahineh – Ground Sesame 100%

907 g

5 283000 902160

Best Before: 10/2022

Lot #1410H/THA


Phoenicia Group Inc. is recalling Aoun brand Tahineh from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination.

The recalled product has been sold in Alberta, Ontario, and Quebec and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.

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 product in your home
  • Do not consume the recalled product
  • 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.

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This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency test results.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

What is being done

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (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 product from the marketplace.

SOURCE Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

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