Ziyad brand baba ghanouj and soup starter soup base recalled due to undeclared milk and sesame

Starting date:
June 27, 2014
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Milk, Allergen - Sesame Seeds
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Greenworld Food Express Inc., Salem Brothers
Distribution:
National
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
8992

Advisory details

Ottawa, June 27, 2014 - Industry is recalling Ziyad brand Baba Ghanouj and Soup Starter Soup Base from the marketplace because they contain milk and sesame which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk or sesame should not consume the recalled products described below.

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

If you have an allergy to milk or sesame, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Who is affected

There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of these products.

Background

This recall was triggered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Ziyad Baba Ghanouj Eggplant & Tahini Dip 380 g All lot codes where sesame is not declared on the label 0 74265 00380 9
Ziyad Soup Starter Soup Base 1 kg All lot codes where milk is not declared on the label 0 74265 00597 1

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