Question for written answer to the Commission Giovanni La Via (PPE) - 13th July 2016 Subject: Aflatoxin content of almonds Aflatoxins are mycotoxins produced by fungal species belonging to the class of Ascomycota (Aspergillus, Fusarium), or other moulds. They are highly toxic and are believed to be among the most carcinogenic substances that exist. They are often found … Continue reading QeA to EU Commission – Aflatoxin content of almonds: “aflatoxin free”?
Last week on EU RASFF (Rapid Alert System for food and feed) we can find the following relevant notifications: 1. Alerts followed by a recall from consumers: Listeria monocytogenes (presence CFU/g) in organic falafel nuggets from the Netherlands, following an official control on the market. Notified by Netherlands, distributed also to Belgium, France, Ireland, Spain … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 8/2016