Number 2020.5145
Type of message warning
Date of first message 20.11.2020
Announcement was made by Netherlands (NL)
Description unauthorised substance ethylene oxide (2.19 mg/kg - ppm) in hulled organic sesame seeds used in white tahini from the Netherlands, with raw material from India
Product category nuts, nut products and seeds
Food organic sesame seeds
Hazard ethylene oxide
Country of origin India
Distribution Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, INFOSAN, Icelan
Quantity (market) No data available
Investigation results 2.19mg/kg - ppm
Remarks food - alert - company's own check, informing recipient(s), distribution to other member countries

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