Another brand of tahini is being recalled in association with a multi-state tahini Salmonella outbreak. Brodt Zenatti Holding LLC of Jupiter, Fla. issued a recall for SoCo Brand tahini on May 20, 2019. This recall comes five days after the company issued a recall for Karawan brand tahini.
The contaminated tahini was sold in bulk to retailers and restaurants and online and grocery stores in retail sizes. Health officials are advising restaurants not to serve and consumers not to eat the recalled brands of tahini as Salmonella can cause serious illness.
This outbreak has sickened four people in the three states. It comes just a few months after another Salmonella outbreak linked to tahini imported from Israel ended.
The people sickened in this outbreak, range in age from 8 to 32 years old. Two of them are from New York. One lives in Massachusetts and the other lives in Texas. One person has been hospitalized.
A String of Tahini and Nut Butter Recalls, Outbreaks
These recalls and outbreak are the latest in a recent string of recalls and food poisoning outbreaks linked to tahini, seed butters and nut butters. These products can become contaminated when bacteria such as E. coli, Salmonella or Listeria makes its way into the product after the nuts and seeds have been roasted.
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