Recall of a Batch of Natural Foods Sesame Seeds due to the Presence of the Unauthorised Pesticide Ethylene Oxide
Thursday, 17 December 2020
Natural Foods Sesame Seeds, pack size: 150g
24/03, best before end date: 10/2021
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The above batch of Natural Foods Sesame Seeds has been 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 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 are being displayed in stores supplied with the implicated batch.