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Recall of specific batches of Al'Fez Natural Tahini due to the possible presence of Salmonella

Sunday, 07 July 2024

Alert Summary
Category 1: For Action
Alert Notification: 2024.29
Product Identification: Al'Fez Natural Tahini; pack size: 160g
Batch Code 3355, 4044, 4023, 4024, 4039 and 4040; best before dates: 06/2025 to 08/2025


The above batches of Al'Fez Natural Tahini are being recalled due to the possible presence of Salmonella. Recall notices will be displayed at point-of-sale. 

Please also see FSAI food alert 2024.29 (update 1) for details of extended recall.

Nature Of Danger:

People infected with Salmonella typically develop symptoms between 12 and 36 hours after infection, but this can range between 6 and 72 hours. The most common symptom is diarrhoea, which can sometimes be bloody. Other symptoms may include fever, headache and abdominal cramps. The illness usually lasts 4 to 7 days. Diarrhoea can occasionally be severe enough to require hospital admission. The elderly, infants, and those with impaired immune systems are more likely to have a severe illness.

Action Required:

Manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, caterers & retailers:

Retailers are requested to remove the implicated batches from sale and display recall notices at point-of-sale. 


Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batches.