Recall: Karawan Tahini
On 2019-05-15, the FDA announced that Brodt Zenatti Holding is conducting a recall on Tahini due to possible contamination with . The recalled products were sold under the brand name(s) Karawan during an unspecified time period throughout the regions shown in the map below.
In recent months, there have been 28 food recalls due to potential contamination, including wild smoked sockeye salmon, cheese and more. Additionally, there have been 32 food recalls due to other health hazards as well as 33 drug and medical device recalls.
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Name: Brodt Zenatti Holding
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Detailed Recall Information
Regions Where Sold: New York and Texas
Product Description: Tahini
Brand Name(s): Karawan
Reason for Recall: Salmonella Contamination
Official Recall Date: 2019-05-15
Additional information provided by the FDA.gov:
Brodt Zenatti Holding LLC of Jupiter, Florida is recalling all retail and bulk Karawan brand Tahini, sold in Jars: 450g (15.87 oz) and Buckets: 17kg (599.6 oz) that were imported from Palestine between the dates of December 2018 to April 2019 and SoCo Brand Tahini; because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections 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, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis. Read More.
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