May 30, 2007

San Leandro Company Recalls Its Sesame Tahini

In a press release dated May 25, 2007, nSpired Natural Foods of San Leandro is recalling its "MaraNatha Sesame Tahini in 16-oz sizes with a Use By Date of 04/11/08 and earlier, and 15-lb and 32-lb sizes with an expiration date of 01/05/08 (lot 07130) and earlier", because they may be contaminated with Salmonella.

"Potential salmonella contamination was discovered during routine, random sample testing by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency." "Consumers who have purchased MaraNatha Sesame Tahini are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-883-8312."

In related news, Whole Foods issued a press release on May 22, 2007, recalling 365 Organic Everyday Value Sesame Tahini after it was notified by the manufacturer of possible salmonella contamination.

nSpired Natural Foods, Inc. is located at 1850 Fairway Drive in San Leandro.

Posted by Mike Katz-Lacabe at May 30, 2007 12:07 AM | TrackBack
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