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Recall of a Batch of Nongshim Shin Kimchi Instant Noodle Soup due to the Presence of the Unauthorised Pesticide Ethylene Oxide

Wednesday, 09 March 2022

Alert Summary
Category 2: For Information
Alert Notification: 2022.18
Product Identification: Nongshim Shin Kimchi instant noodle dish; pack size: 120g
Batch Code TE21; Best before date: 19/05/2022
Country Of Origin: Korea (Republic of)


A specific batch of Nongshim Shin Kimchi instant noodle soup is being recalled due to the presence of the unauthorised pesticide ethylene oxide. This pesticide is not authorised for use in foods sold in the EU. Although the consumption of the contaminated product does not pose an acute risk to health, there may be health issues if there is continued consumption of ethylene oxide over a long period of time. Therefore, exposure to this substance needs to be minimised. Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in stores supplied with the implicated batch.

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