Ottawa, June 3, 2011 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to peanuts not to consume Jasmine Foods brand Tahini ("Grounded" Sesame). The affected product contains peanuts which are not declared on the label.
The following sizes and codes of Jasmine Foods brand Tahini ("Grounded" Sesame), are affected by this alert:
|Size||UPC||Lot #||BEST BEFORE|
|375 ml||6 90813 11123 1||1459||30 SEP 2011|
|500 ml||6 90813 11124 8||1479||30 SEP 2011|
|750 ml||6 90813 11125 5||1469||30 SEP 2011|
This product has been distributed in British Columbia.
There has been one reported reaction associated with the consumption of this product.
Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to peanuts.
Jasmine Mediterranean Foods Ltd, Vancouver, BC, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.