Recall of IKEA Food Knackebrod Flerkorn Crispbreads due to the Presence of the Unauthorised Pesticide Ethylene Oxide in the Sesame Seeds

Friday, 22 January 2021

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IKEA Food Knäckebröd Flerkorn; pack size: 250g

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Best before: 31st March 2021

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A batch of IKEA Food Knäckebröd Flerkorn is being recalled due to the presence of the unauthorised pesticide ethylene oxide in sesame seeds, an ingredient in the product. This pesticide is not authorised for use in foods sold in the EU. Although the consumption of the contaminated product 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 will be displayed on IKEA’s website and in stores, when they are re-opened.

Knackebrod Flerkorn