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Sunday 24 September 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# food alert

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Over 40 recalls of food contaminated with pesticide ethylene oxide - and more expected
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland have recalled over 40 products since September 2020 due to ethylene oxide contamination.
Ethylene oxide has been banned in the European Union since 1981.
Many of the recalled items contain contaminated sesame seeds from India.
However, another some contain contaminated locust bean gum, and the source of this contamination is unknown, Emma Taggart reports.
Bags of unwashed spinach and mixed leaves recalled over presence of bug-causing bacteria
Consumers have been warned about the detection of Listeria monocytogenes bacteria in two batches of the leaves.
Aldi recalls vegetarian mince due to possible presence of small bits of blue plastic
The FSAI issued a food alert this evening on the recall.
Allergic to eggs? Avoid these M&S vegetable crispbakes
Egg isn’t declared on the label of one batch, but it is inside the product.