Withdrawal of Sesame Seed Bagels due to Elevated Level of the Unauthorised Pesticide Ethylene Oxide in the Sesame Seeds

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Category 2:

For Information

Alert Notification:



Sesame Seed Bagels; pack size: 115g x 30

Batch Code:

0239 and 0247; best before date: 26/08/2021 and 03/09/2021. Additional batches may follow.



Country Of Origin:



The above batches of Sesame Seed Bagels have been withdrawn due to an elevated level of the pesticide ethylene oxide in the sesame seeds originating from India. This pesticide is not authorised for use in foods sold in the EU. The implicated batches were supplied to a number of restaurants.

Sesame seed bagel