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Hummus Salmonella Lawsuit

Hummus Salmonella Lawsuit

Several types of Israeli tahini were recalled after 5 people got food poisoning from eating hummus that was contaminated with Salmonella.

What You Can Do & How We Can Help

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting hummus induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with Salmonella, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Food Poisoning Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

Tahini Salmonella Recall

November 27, 2018 — Achdut LTD. of Ariel, Israel, announced a recall for 5 brands of tahini that were produced between April 7 and May 21, 2018 after a sample tested positive for contamination with Salmonella Concord.

What Tahini Products Were Recalled?

The recall includes the following tahini brand-names:

  • Achdut
  • Achva
  • Baron’s
  • Pepperwood
  • S&F
  • Soom

The products include Tahini, Whole Tahini, Organic Tahini and Seasoned Tahini.

They were sold in container sizes: 15oz, 16oz, 17.6oz, 635 oz (428g, 454g, 500g, 18Kg), with Lot Numbers 18-097 to 18-141 and Expiration Dates from April 7, 2020 to May 21, 2020.

Achdut Ltd. sells some brands of tahini that do not have specific expiration dates, or the labels are written in Hebrew.

How Many People Got Sick After Eating Hummus?

The CDC outbreak investigation has identified at least 5 sick people in the U.S. from the states of Hawaii, Michigan, and New York.

FDA Places Import Alert on Israeli Tahini

All 5 victims were infected with a strain of Salmonella that was closely genetically related to Salmonella that was found in a sample of tahini that was tested at the port of import to the U.S.

This manufacturer was placed on an FDA Import Alert, detaining additional product at the U.S. border until evidence is presented demonstrating that Salmonella is not present in the product.

Hummus Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

All 5 people who got sick reported eating hummus that was made with tahini, either in a restaurant in the U.S. or during international travel.

The FDA warns consumers to avoid hummus made with recalled tahini:

“People should not eat recalled Achva, Achdut, Soom, S&F, Pepperwood, and Baron’s brand tahini products. If they have any of the recalled Achdut Ltd. tahini products, they should throw them in the garbage or return them to the place of purchase for credit or a refund.”

Salmonella Food Poisoning

The Salmonella bacteria can cause serious food poisoning. In most cases, symptoms last for 4 to 7 days and resolve without needing medical attention. The symptoms can include diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps that start from 12 and 72 hours after infection.

Do I have a Hummus Food Poisoning Lawsuit?

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting hummus induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with Salmonella, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Food Poisoning Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

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