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Notification details - 2019.4576

unauthorised substance ethylene oxide (0.9 mg/kg - ppm) in cumin seeds from India, via Lithuania
food - alert - official control on the market
recall from consumers
distribution to other member countries
Germany (DE)
cumin seeds
herbs and spices
has been published before
Follow-up :
Reference Follow-up from Date Follow-up type Info
fup1 Sweden 20/12/2019 measures taken
fup2 Sweden 20/12/2019 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup3 Germany 20/12/2019 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup4 Lithuania 08/01/2020 accompanying documents
fup5 Lithuania 10/01/2020 outcome of investigations
fup6 Slovakia 13/01/2020 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup7 Latvia 27/01/2020 outcome of investigations
fup8 India 10/07/2020 follow-up from non-member country
Substance / Hazard Category Analytical result Units Sampling date
unauthorised substance ethylene oxide pesticide residues 0.9 mg/kg - ppm 07/10/2019
Countries/organisations concerned (D = distribution, O = origin)
Germany (D) INFOSAN  India (O) Latvia (D) Lithuania  Netherlands (D) Slovakia (D) Sweden (D)