Seasons Gourmet, Turkish Kitchen, My Food Bag Ltd latest brands with products recalled over possible salmonella contamination

More products that contain tahini have been recalled.

In a statement on Thursday, New Zealand Food Safety said it is supporting Brelita Foods Ltd in its recall of Seasons Gourmet and Turkish Kitchen brand products containing tahini.

The products, along with ones from Lisa's, Greater! and Prep Kitchen brands, have been recalled due to possible contamination of Salmonella.

The products all contain tahini imported from Turkey.

New Zealand Food Safety deputy director-general Vincent Arbuckle said in a statement on Thursday it is important people do not eat these products.

"The products should either be returned to the place of purchase for a refund or be thrown away," Arbuckle said.

"If you have consumed any of these products and are concerned for your health, contact your health professional, or call Healthline on 0800 611 116."

The Turkish Kitchen and Seasons Gourmet brand products are sold in supermarkets and retail outlets throughout New Zealand.

My Food Bag Ltd has conducted a consumer-level recall of its My Food Bag brand and Turkish Kitchen brand products containing tahini. All customers who were affected have been contacted.

"New Zealand Food Safety will be working with manufacturers to understand how the contamination occurred and to prevent a recurrence," Arbuckle said.

The list of products that have been recalled are:

  • My Food Bag Miso Dressing
  • My Food Bag Babaganoush Crema
  • My Food Bag Tahini Yoghurt
  • Turkish Kitchen brand - Beetroot, Cumin and Thyme Hummus
  • Turkish Kitchen Manukau Smoked Garlic Hummus
  • Turkish Kitchen Traditional Hummus with Roasted Garlic
  • Turkish Kitchen Manuka Smoked Garlic Hummus
  • Seasons Gourmet Vegan Original Hummus with Garlic and Smoked Paprika
  • Seasons Gourmet Vegan Original Hummus with Horopito Bush Pepper
  • Seasons Gourmet Vegan Original Hummus with Kawakawa Bush Basil
  • Greater! Hummmmus Beetroot
  • Greater! Hummmus! Glorious Butternut
  • Greater! Hummmus! Roasted Garlic
  • Lisa's 2 in 1 Beetroot Hummus and Kiwi Onion Dip
  • Lisa's 2 in 1 Mexican Nacho Hummus and Jalapeno Popper Dip
  • Lisa's 2 in 1 Sweet 'N' Smokey BBQ Hummus and Dill Pickle Hummus
  • Lisa's Hummus Beetroot with Roasted Cashews
  • Lisa's Hummus Caramelised Onion
  • Lisa's Hummus Chargrilled Capsicum
  • Lisa's Hummus Gloriously Garlic
  • Lisa's Hummus Jalapeno and Lime
  • Lisa's Hummus Kumara with Coconut and Tumeric
  • Lisa's Original Hummus
  • Lisa's Original Hummus with Garlic and Lemon Gluten Free
  • Lisa's Smokey Hummus with Garlic and Tahini Gluten Free
  • Lisa's Toppings Creamy Hummus with Dukkah and Pistachio
  • Lisa's Toppings Kumara Hummus with Pumpkin Seeds
  • Prep Kitchen Beetroot Hummus with Roasted Cashew
  • Prep Kitchen Natural Hummus
  • Prep Kitchen Original Hummus with Garlic and Lemon
  • Prep Kitchen Tahini.

A list of the products which have been recalled is available here and the products can be returned to the place of purchase for a refund.