Halva, other products recalled due to possible salmonella contamination

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MONTREAL -- Several Al-Rabih brand food products are being recalled due to a possible salmonella contamination.

The recall was first announced in early July before being expanded Sunday to include more items.

Salmonella poisoning can result in a wide range of symptoms, from short-term fever, headache and nausea to more serious issues including severe arthritis and, in rare cases, even death.

The products (listed below) are marked with lot codes between 19620-36020, which can be found next to the expiry date.

Recalled products include:

  •  Halva / Halawa – with chocolates, sold in volumes of 200, 454, and 907 grams
  •  Halva / Halawa – Plain light, sold in volumes of 454 grams
  •  Halva / Halawa – with pistachios, sold in volumes of 200, 454, and 907 grams, as well as 2.5 kilograms
  •  Halva / Halawa - Plain / Traditional, sold in volumes of 200, 454, and 907 grams, as well as 2.5 kilograms
  •  Sesame cream, sold in volumes of 200, 454, and 907 grams
  •  Tahini – sesame cream, sold in volumes of 4.54 and 18 kilograms.

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