Recall of a Batch of Tuckins Sesame Seeds due to Presence of the Unauthorised Pesticide Ethylene Oxi
Monday, 16 November 2020
|Category 2:||For Information|
|Product Identification:||Tuckins Sesame Seeds; pack size: 200g|
|Batch Code||GAL49874; best before date: 06/05/21|
|Country Of Origin:||India|
Category 2 Food Alert for Information: A batch of Tuckins Sesame Seeds is being recalled due to presence of the unauthorised pesticide ethylene oxide.
The above batch of Tuckins Sesame Seeds is being recalled due to 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 sesame seeds does not pose an immediate 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.