Food Safety Warning - Alwatania brand Liquid Tahina may be unsafe due to Salmonella

Food recalls

Ottawa, October 11, 2020 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume and retailers, restaurants and institutions not to sell or use the product described below due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Affected product(s)

  • Alwatania (Arabic characters only) Liquid Tahina, Size: 350 g, PRO: 20/05/2019 EXP: 19/05/2021
  • Alwatania (Arabic characters only) Liquid Tahina, Size: 750 g, PRO: 20/05/2019 EXP: 19/05/2021 
  • Alwatania Liquid Tahina, Size: 18 kg, PRO: 20/05/2019 EXP: 19/05/2021
  • Alwatania Halva Extra, Size: 450 g, PRO : 20/05/2019 EXP : 19/05/2021
  • Alwatania Halva Extra, Size: 1 kg, PRO: 20/05/2019 EXP: 19/05/2021

If you purchased this product

If you think you became sick from consuming a food product, call your doctor.

Check to see if you have the affected product in your home. If the product is in your home, do not consume it.

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.

For more information

CFIA Recall - Advisory Date: October 11, 2020

CFIA Recall - Recall Update Date: October 15, 2020

CFIA Recall - Recall Update Date: October 30, 2020

CFIA Recall - Recall Update Date: November 12, 2020