Recall of Certain Batches of Heera Sesame Seeds due to the Presence of the Unauthorised Pesticide Ethylene Oxide

Friday, 23 April 2021

Summary
Category 2:

For Information

Alert Notification:

2021.35

Product:

Heera Sesame Seeds Natural, pack size: 1kg, 400g, 100g

Batch Code:

3G1271020; 3G2261020; and 3G1261020, Best before date: September 2022

Country Of Origin:

India

Message:

The above batches of Heera Sesame Seeds Natural are 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 consumption of the contaminated sesame seed 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. Therefore, exposure to this substance needs to be minimised.

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