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Notification details - 2020.5247

unauthorised substance ethylene oxide (1.9 mg/kg - ppm) in sesame seeds from India, via Italy
2020.5247
food - alert - company's own check
24/11/2020
public warning - press release
07/01/2021
distribution to other member countries
Belgium (BE)
sesame seeds
Classification
alert
nuts, nut products and seeds
serious
has been published before
Follow-up :
Reference Follow-up from Date Follow-up type Info
fup1 Belgium 01/12/2020 additional information
fup2 Belgium 01/12/2020 additional information
fup3 Italy 07/12/2020 outcome of investigations
Hazards
Substance / Hazard Category Analytical result Units Sampling date
unauthorised substance ethylene oxide pesticide residues 1.9 mg/kg - ppm 12/10/2020
Countries/organisations concerned (D = distribution, O = origin)
Belgium (D) Burundi (D) Democratic Republic of the Congo (D) France (D) Gambia (D) INFOSAN  India (O) Italy  Mali (D) Namibia (D) Uganda (D)