Since June 2021, products contaminated with ethylene oxide must be recalled in store. This was not always the case before this date: “the fault of a legal vagueness from which several European countries would have benefited”, explains the UFC Que Choisir.
On the shelves of supermarkets, there are hundreds of products every year whose ethylene oxide levels exceed the authorized standard. These are, most of the time, processed dishes.
Ethylene oxide is a carcinogenic, mutagenic and reprotoxic pesticide banned for use in Europe. Nevertheless, we still find residues in some of the products marketed in supermarkets.
Recently, this is the case of a dish of prepared noodles, which is the subject of a large-scale recall, indicates Rappel Conso. If you have recently purchased this product, beware!
Here is the information you need to know to identify the batch in question:
The product, recalled by company T
If you bought this batch and haven’t consumed it yet, don’t. Ethylene oxide poses health risks.
Bring it back to the store: you can benefit from a refund until July 31.
You can also reach the contact number for this callback procedure: 06 33 59 75 91