EUROPHYT Annual Report 2014 – Plant health interceptions in EU

EUROPHYT is the plant health interception, notification and rapid alert system for the EU Member States and Switzerland, managed by the European Commission. This report presents key statistics on the 2014 notifications and provides analysis of trends in interceptions, based on annual figures from the period 2010-2014. In 2014, EUROPHYT received 6,662 notifications about consignments … Continue reading EUROPHYT Annual Report 2014 – Plant health interceptions in EU

Food recalls in EU/Week 41

This week on the RASFF database (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed) we have five recalls from consumers in EU in the alert notifications: - Biocontaminants: histamine in canned anchovies in olive oil, following an official control on the market. Origin Spain (via Netherlands), notified by Malta; - Pathogenic micro-organisms: Listeria monocytogenes in organic cooked ham and mortadella, following company's own check. Origin Italy, notified by … Continue reading Food recalls in EU/Week 41