Recall: Ziyad Tahini
On 2018-05-18, the FDA announced that Ziyad Brothers Importing is conducting a recall on Tahini due to possible contamination with salmonella. The recalled products were sold under the brand name(s) Ziyad during an unspecified time period throughout the regions shown in the map below.
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Name: Ziyad Brothers Importing
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Detailed Recall Information
Regions Where Sold: Because the region was not specified, it is assumed that this product was available nationwide.
Product Description: Tahini
Brand Name(s): Ziyad
Reason for Recall: Salmonella
Official Recall Date: 2018-05-18
Additional information provided by the FDA.gov:
Ziyad Brothers Importing is voluntarily recalling certain lot codes of Ziyad Brand Tahini because it has 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, 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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