TAHINI Sesame Paste Linked to Salmonella Outbreak


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that residents of California (1), Minnesota (2), New York (1), North Dakota (1), Texas (2), and Wisconsin (1) are part of a Salmonella outbreak that extended from March through April, 2013 on May 22, 2013. The Salmonella outbreak involves 2 serotypes of Salmonella: Salmonella Mbandaka and Salmonella Montevideo. Both are rare strains of Salmonella that are rarely reported in the United States.

According to health officials, TAHINI sesame paste made by Krinos Foods tested positive for Salmonella Montevideo, and imported tahini sesame paste collected from Kronos Foods' importer tested positive for Salmonella Mbandaka during the outbreak investigation.

TAHINI sesame paste recalled for Salmonella contamination

Krinos Foods recalled its TAHINI sesame paste for potential Salmonella contamination on April 28, 2013 and later expanded the recall. The recalled lots of TAHINI sesame paste have expiration dates from January 1, 2014 to June 8, 2014 and from October 16, 2014 to March 15, 2015.

Salmonella infection

causes painful abdominal cramping and diarrhea, which is sometimes bloody. A fever of 100 F to 102 F is common among Salmonella patients. Some victims of Salmonella infection also suffer from severe vomiting, headache and body aches.

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