Mighty Sesame tahini, sold at Walmart and other stores, has been recalled for potential Salmonella contamination. Rushdi Food Industries, based in Israel, issued the recall on August 23 after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the West Virginia Department of Health found Salmonella in a single lot of the product. At the time of the recall, the company said it was not aware of any illnesses associated with the product.
The recall includes 10.9 Oz Organic Tahini in a squeezable bottle with an expiration date of 3/28/23 and UPC 858313006208. The recalled tahini was distributed to grocery stores in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut and at Walmart stores nationwide.
Symptoms of a Salmonella infection include fever, abdominal pain, nausea, and diarrhea. Consumers who developed these symptoms after eating this product should see a doctor and mention exposure to Salmonella.