Ethylene oxide (EO) is a gas used in some countries as a fungicide, bactericide, and insecticide in food. The lack of uniformity in EO regulations worldwide resulted in many products being placed on the market and used by consumers at the time the recall notice was issued, causing damage to business and consumers. Therefore, it is very important for enterprises to implement risk-based assessment and management. This report provides control method and analysis results of EO residue testing data in raw materials at CJ Foods Vietnam during the period from August 2021 to the end of July 2022. Since then, recommendations for Vietnamese regulations and businesses in controlling EO have been made.
Ethylene Oxide, European Union (EU) regulation, EO residue.
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