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Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Updated: January 10, 2022 3:43 PM
Got really bad food poisoning on January 3rd at airport. Figure it must have been the olives in the naan appetizer as my sister and I shared and that was the only thing she didn’t eat. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting See Less

We made dinner from fresh Ingredients purchased there. Spolumbo sausage (well cooked) Manna bagged romaine lettuce & roasted veg. Onset 5 hours after eating, vomiting diarrhea extremely unwell. My husband and I had it last night. That would be january night. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting See Less

Right now, Food poisoning Both my wife and I had all symptoms 48h after consuming the product. | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Nausea, Vomiting See Less

Got the free shrimp from spending enough and now we have been up all night throwing up. Can’t hold water down even. | Symptoms: Vomiting See Less

We ordered food there yesterday night, my wife got violently ill shortly after we finished dinner. I believe the gravy was the culprit since she's the only one who ate it and got sick | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting See Less

The taste was odd and we ate just 2-3 spoons . Me and my son were the only who ate this and both got sick . We got nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, headache, dizziness and diarrhea . After 2 days we still feel bad . | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Headache, Dizziness, Stomach Pain See Less

I think Wednesday and still have really bad diarrhea,
I think this We ordered it through skip the dishes on Wednesday and I wqs sick that evening until now | Symptoms: Diarrhea See Less

Last night we ordered from this restaurant. I noticed the salmon and tuna sashimi had an odd taste. I was the only one who are the sashimi. My partner and I had the other rolls and my 7 year old had the California rolls. After 2 hours... See More of eating my partner and I were both ill. I had severe abdominal pain, bloating and cramps and nausea. My partner was very sick to his stomach and went home. At 2am he threw up. I continued to have stomach pain and bloating and feeling ill. At 10am today I had diarrhea and still severe abdominal pain, bloating and cramps to the point I've had little appetite. I am very weak and sick to my stomach however hadn't thrown up yet. It's now 9pm and I'm still very bloated, abdominal pain, nauseous and weak/tired. My partner has recovered as of this morning. My 7 year old said his tummy was sick too but not as bad as us. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Cramps, Bloating, Stomach Pain, Weakness See Less

Had ramen for lunch and didn’t eat anything after. Stomach was upset a few hours after and then had projectile vomiting. I have never had problems at this restaurant before but something wasn’t right this time around | Symptoms: Vomiting, Other See Less

The CFIA announced the recall of AlBurj brand and Algota brand tahina/tahini and halawa/halvah by Basha Foods International due to possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled products have been sold from Basha Foods International, 2717 Sunridge Way NE, Calgary, Alberta.

The recalled products are:
- AlBurj (Arabic characters... See More only) Tahina (400 g). UPC: 6 217000 020417. Codes: P: 03/2021 | E: 03/2023.
- AlBurj (Arabic characters only) Tahina (800 g). UPC: 6 217000 020646. Codes: P: 03/2021 | E: 03/2023.
- AlBurj (Arabic characters only) Halawa Original (Arabic characters only) (400 g). UPC: 6 217000 020561. Codes: P: 03/2021 | E: 03/2023.
- Algota Sesame Tahini (800 g). UPC: 6 210924 160153. Codes: P.4/2020 | E.4/2022.
- Algota (Arabic characters only) Halvah Tahini (900 g). UPC: 6 210924 140155. Codes: P.4/2020 | E.4/2022
- Algota (Arabic characters only) Halvah with Pistachio (900 g). UPC: 6 210924 150154. Codes: P.4/2020 | E.4/2022

CFIA advises checking to see if you have the recalled products in your home. Do not consume the recalled products.
Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased

In case you are experiencing Salmonella symptoms such as diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever, it is important to report it. It can help to detect & resolve outbreaks early and prevent others from being harmed, and it enables better surveillance.

Check the full recall details on

Company name: Basha Foods International
Brand name: AlBurj Algota
Product recalled: Tahina/tahini and halawa/halvah
Reason of the recall: Issue Food » Microbial Contamination » Salmonella
CFIA Recall date: 2021-11-19

Source: CFIA
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