Withdrawal of Hulled Sesame Seeds due to the Presence of the Unauthorised Pesticide Ethylene Oxide

Wednesday, 21 October 2020

Summary
Category 2:

For Information

Alert Notification:

2020.70

Product:

Hulled sesame seeds; pack size: 10 X 1Kg

Batch Code:

260207309; best before date: 16/09/2021

Country Of Origin:

India

Message:

The above batch of hulled sesame seeds is being withdrawn due to the presence of the pesticide ethylene oxide.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.