Veterinary Agreement to boost EU-New Zealand trade in animal products

Technical amendments to the EU-New Zealand Agreement on sanitary measures in live animals and animal products have recently been made to boost existing trade relations. This updated agreement, which has been in place since 1996, is the most advanced international bilateral agreement in the area of animal health, animal welfare and food safety systems. Key … Continue reading Veterinary Agreement to boost EU-New Zealand trade in animal products

Food recalls in EU – Week 18/2015

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: - Pathogenic micro-organisms: shigatoxin-producing Escherichia coli (positive) in camembert cheese from France, following an official control on the market. Notified by Germany; - Pathogenic micro-organisms: Listeria monocytogenes (6700 CFU/g) in raw sheep's … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 18/2015