The next food fraud? Worse than the ”Horsegate”

If the explosion of the infamous "Horsemeat Scandal" was greeted at first with disbelief and barely concealed laughter from the public and media, the following concern for a public health risk revealed itself in a short time as completely not founded. None of these two reactions seem to be triggered by what could be the … Continue reading The next food fraud? Worse than the ”Horsegate”

Food recalls in EU – Week 47

This week on the RASFF database (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed) we find three recalls from consumers in EU, between the alert notifications: - Pathogenic micro-organisms: Listeria Monocytogenes in cream cheese, following company's own check. Origin and notification from Denmark, distributed also to Austria, Germany, Japan, Norway and Poland. - Biocontaminants: histamine in anchovies in olive oil, following company's own check. Origin Spain, … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 47