The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume Ayyam Zaman brand Extra Fine Tahina it may be contaminated with Salmonella.


There have been no reported illnesses.

The affected product, Ayyam Zaman brand Extra Fine Tahina, is sold in 400 g. packages bearing UPC 6 217000 429807 and a code starting with “EXP 10/08.”

This product is known to have been distributed in Ontario and may have been distributed in other provinces as well.

For more information consumers and industry can call the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday).