The imported tahini paste that was linked to two Salmonella illnesses in Minnesota children last week has now been connected to a nationwide outbreak affecting at least eight people, health officials report. Cases have occurred in six states, including California (1 case), Minnesota (2), North Dakota (1), New York (1), Texas (2) and Wisconsin (1),…

A New York company is recalling its tahini paste because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella. Krinos Foods, LLC of Long Island City issued a voluntary recall of its Krinos brans TAHINI ground sesame seeds Monday after the Michigan Department of Agriculture found Salmonella in a sample of the product collected at a retail…

Sesame seed paste containing a rare strain of Salmonella sickened 23 people in 7 states and the District of Columbia last year, reveals a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The article, published in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report last week, marked the first time the government has told…