Recalled food products: 'Gesas' brand Tahini

Date notified to MPI: Monday 17th December
Food Product: Dips and spreads
Name of Product and Identification: 'Gesas' brand Tahini
Date mark (Exp) 06.2014 (see container lids)
Package Description & Size: 18kg buckets, 1000g plastic bottles and 600g glass jars
NZ Distribution: The product is sold in ethnic retail supermarkets throughout New Zealand.
Overseas Distribution: No
Reason for Recall: Grand Bazaar Ltd are initiating a recall of the 'Gesas' branded tahini after discovering the tahini is contaminated with Salmonella.
Comments: Salmonella can cause symptoms such as vomiting, diarrhoea, stomach pain and nausea. Any person concerned about their health should seek medical advice.

Customers should return the product to their retailer for a full refund or phone 09 828 5246 with any queries.

This recall does not affect any other Grand Bazaar Ltd product.

Grand Bazaar Ltd
40 Honan Pl