Withdrawal of Hulled Sesame Seeds due to the Presence of the Unauthorised Pesticide Ethylene Oxide
Wednesday, 21 October 2020
|Category 2:||For Information|
|Product Identification:||Hulled sesame seeds; pack size: 10 X 1Kg|
|Batch Code||260207309; best before date: 16/09/2021|
|Country Of Origin:||India|
Category 2 Food Alert for Information: A batch of hulled sesame seeds is being withdrawn due to the presence of the unauthorised pesticide ethylene oxide.
The above batch of hulled sesame seeds is being withdrawn due to the presence of the pesticide ethylene oxide.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 food services such as bakeries only.