Health Canada expands recall of halva / halawa and tahini sold in Mississauga, Brampton and Ontario


Published July 28, 2021 at 3:40 am


The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is widening a recent recall triggered by a possible Salmonella contamination.

The Phoenicia Group Inc. is recalling Al-Rabih brand halva / Halawa and Tahini from the marketplace due to salmonella concerns. People should not consume it and distributors, retailers and food service establishments such as hotels, restaurants, cafeterias, hospitals and nursing homes should not sell or use the recalled products described below.

Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick with symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea.

Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased. If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

Seventeen different products from the Al-Rabih brand are now on the recall list:

This additional information was identified during the CFIA’s food safety investigation. It will confirm with the manufacturer that the products were pulled from the market.

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