Sara International Ltd recalls Sara Tahina because of undeclared sesame

Last updated:
10 April 2018
Sara International Ltd is recalling Sara Tahina because it contains sesame which is not mentioned on the product label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to sesame.

Product details

Product: Sara Tahina
Pack size: 340g
Best before: 5 May 2019

No other Sara International Ltd products are known to be affected.



This product contains sesame making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to sesame.

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought the above product and have an allergy to sesame, do not eat it. Instead return it to the store from where it was bought.

Action taken by the company

Sara International Ltd is recalling the above product from customers and has been advised to contact the relevant allergy support organisations, which will tell their members about the recall. The company has also issued a point-of-sale notice to its customers. This notice explains to customers why the product is being recalled and tells them what to do if they have bought the product. Please see the attached notice.

About allergy alerts

Sometimes there will be a problem with a food product that means it should not be sold. Then it might be 'withdrawn' (taken off the shelves) or 'recalled' (when customers are asked to return the product). Sometimes foods have to be withdrawn or recalled if there is a risk to consumers because the allergy labelling is missing or incorrect or if there is any other food allergy risk. When there is a food allergy risk, the FSA will issue an Allergy Alert.

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Ref: FSA-AA-31-2018