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Food Safety

ACN incidents

Incidents reported to the ACN:

  • Ethylene oxide incident / food additive
    In 2021 food and feed crisis coordinators meetings took place regarding the presence of ethylene oxide above the limit of quantification in locust bean gum (food additive E410).

  • Ethylene oxide incident / sesame seeds
    In 2020, a food and feed crisis coordinators meeting took place regarding the detection of ethylene oxide residues in sesame seeds from India.