Friday, May 11, 2007

RECALL: MaraNatha Organic Raw Sesame Tahini

"The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume MaraNatha brand Organic Raw Sesame Tahini described below because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella.

The affected product, MaraNatha brand Organic Raw Sesame Tahini, No Salt, a product of USA, is sold in 340 g jars bearing UPC 0 51651 09327 9 and Use By date 07/27/07 (July 27, 2007). This product has been distributed nationally.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product."

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It's too bad things like this have to happen. Companies need to be more careful. Of course, incidents like this always cast a shadow over organic products and companies. If the media responds to this story (sometimes they completely pass over recalls and then other times they blow them out of proportion) every reporter will probably say "Is organic really safe? Is organic bad? Blah blah blah." Oh well, just as long as everyone is okay!