Updated Withdrawal of Hulled Sesame Seeds due to the Presence of the Unauthorised Pesticide Ethylene
Monday, 09 November 2020
|Category 2:||For Information|
|Alert Notification:||2020.70 (Update 1)|
|Product Identification:||Hulled sesame seeds; pack size: 1Kg|
|Batch Code||220204286; best before date: 07/08/2021|
|Country Of Origin:||France|
Category 2 Food Alert for Information: An additional batch of hulled sesame seeds is being withdrawn due to the presence of the unauthorised pesticide ethylene oxide.
Further to FSAI Food Alert 2020.70, an additional batch of hulled sesame seeds is being withdrawn due to the presence of ethylene oxide. This pesticide is not authorised for use in foods sold in the EU. The implicated batch was not sold directly to consumers, it has been supplied to service outlets such as bakeries only.