Karawan brand Tahini (retail and bulk) has been linked to a multistate Salmonella outbreak in New York, Texas, and Massachusetts, where four people have been reported sick and one of them has been hospitalized, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) notice. This triggered a voluntarily recall of the product by Broddzenatti Holding LLC of Jupiter, Florida, the importer and distributor in the US of the product.
According to the recall notice, consumers who have purchased Karawan brand tahini are urged to destroy it or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. The following information helps to identify the product:
- Name of product: Tahini
- Brand name: Karawan Tahini
- Unit size: 16-ounce plastic retail jars and 39-pound plastic bulk buckets
- Storage conditions: No refrigeration storage needed.
- Expiration Date (s): Two years from the production. The expiration date is located on the lid of the containers.
Seven Seas International USA recalled its 4 oz. Biltmore Smoked Sockeye Salmon because it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. These items were shipped to Florida and distributed by Publix Grocery stores only. According to the recall notice, only the products with Production Code 41CM and a sell-by date of 23rd May 2019 are subject to this recall.
Did you purchase this product? Publix advises not to consume it and return it to the store where it was originally purchased for a full refund.
Mecox Bay Dairy, LLC issued a voluntary recall of Mecox Sunrise washed-rind Tomme style cheese because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Consumers who have purchased any “Mecox Sunrise” cheese are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
The recalled cheese was distributed and sold at seven retail locations and one restaurant on Eastern Long Island, NY, and served at one restaurant in Chicago, IL, according to the recall notice by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). The product comes in a clear plastic package marked with “Mecox Sunrise” cheese label as shown above.
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) recommended to consumers avoid eating raw oysters harvested from Estero El Cardon in Baja California Sur, Mexico, due to they are linked to an outbreak in California, where 12 people have reported illnesses after consuming raw oysters in Los Angeles, Orange, Santa Barbara, and San Diego Counties.
Restaurants and retailers can protect customers by checking their inventory and shellfish tags that are required to identify the source to avoid any raw oysters harvested from Estero El Cardon in Baja California Sur, Mexico. CDPH advises consumers to ask the retailer or restaurant about the source if the product is not labeled or identified.
Tyson Foods recalled 11.8 million pounds of frozen chicken strips because the products may be contaminated with pieces of metal, the United States Department of Agriculture announced Saturday. The USDA says consumers who have purchased these products should not consume them. The products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
The government agency advised this recall as an expansion of a March 21 recall in which approximately 69,000 pounds of strips were identified.