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Notification details - 2021.0984 withdrawn

unauthorised substance ethylene oxide (2.6 mg/kg - ppm) in biscuits with sesame seeds from India
food - alert - company's own check
distribution to other member countries
Spain (ES)
biscuits with sesame seeds
cereals and bakery products
has never been published
Follow-up :
Reference Follow-up from Date Follow-up type Info
fup1 Sweden 26/02/2021 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup2 India 02/03/2021 follow-up from non-member country
fup3 Portugal 04/03/2021 outcome of investigations
fup4 Austria 04/03/2021 outcome of investigations
fup5 Spain 08/03/2021 additional information
fup6 Luxembourg 09/03/2021 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup10 Spain 15/03/2021 additional information
fup8 Switzerland 15/03/2021 measures taken
fup12 Spain 30/03/2021 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup13 Italy 01/04/2021 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup14 Spain 13/04/2021 withdrawal of original notification The Health Authorities of Andalusia, following the instructions of the European Commission notified the withdrawal of mini chocolate and truffle mini-mantecados made with sesame seeds, potentially contaminated with ethylene oxide implicated in notification 2021.0227. As a result of the information sent in that notification, by which the batch 12073-1 is compliant (see analytical report attached), with which the products involved in this file were elaborated, Andalusia reported that no further follow-up actions will be carried out, and the company Chocolate y Trufa SL, from Alcaudete (Jaén) will be notified of the possibility of placing on the market of the products made with sesame seeds from lot 12073-1, which are not yet expired. Likewise, and based on all the above information, the withdrawal of the alert is requested.
Substance / Hazard Category Analytical result Units Sampling date
unauthorised substance ethylene oxide pesticide residues 2.6 mg/kg - ppm 19/10/2020
Countries/organisations concerned (D = distribution, O = origin)
Andorra (D) Austria (D) Belgium (D) France (D) Germany (D) INFOSAN  India (O) Italy (D) Luxembourg (D) Netherlands (D) Portugal (D) Spain  Sweden (D) Switzerland (D) United Kingdom (D) United States (D)