Recall of a Batch of Crich Bio Crackers Sesame and Rosemary due to the Presence of the Unauthorised Pesticide Ethylene Oxide

Thursday, 29 July 2021

Summary
Category 2:

For Information

Alert Notification:

2021.57

Product:

Crich Bio Cracker Sesame and Rosemary; pack size: 250g

Batch Code:

5920; best before date: 30/11/2021

Country Of Origin:

Italy

Message:

The above batch of Crich Bio Cracker Sesame and Rosemary 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 accute  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 in stores supplied with the implicated batch.

Crich Bio Crackers Sesame and Rosemary