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CEO says tahini spread has been recalled; FDA considers ‘regulatory options'

5 monthes ago   |   By Food Safety

Owners of a Philadelphia company say they are complying with all requests from the FDA in relation to a Salmonella-contaminated tahini spread, but federal officials say they are considering regulatory options because Soom Foods did not recall the product when requested to do so.
In a statement to Food Safety News last night, Soom Foods CEO Shelby Zitelman said the company is recalling its “Chocolate Sweet Tahini Halva Spread” in 1-ounce packets with lot number 67333D. However, as of 11:30 p.m. EST, neither the Soom Foods website nor the FDA website had any recall information about the...
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