Japan lifts the ban on imports of Danish beef after other EU Member States

On 2 February 2016, Japan lifted its long-term ban on Danish beef based on an alleged risk of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE). The decision on products from Denmark follows an earlier opening of the Japanese market to beef products from France, Ireland, the Netherlands, and Poland. Japan introduced an import ban on beef from the … Continue reading Japan lifts the ban on imports of Danish beef after other EU Member States

Food recalls in EU – Week 48/2015

This week on the EU RASFF (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed) we can find the following notifications: 1. Alerts followed by a recall from consumers: Allergens: traces of lactoprotein (39.9 mg/kg - ppm) in biscuits from Germany, following an official control on the market. Notified by Slovenia, distributed also to Hungary, Switzerland; Allergens: traces of lactoprotein (3.4 … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 48/2015