Canada – CFIA recognises a role for private standards within the regulatory framework

This interesting policy, released by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), has to be considered probably a "best practice" and I am sure in future we will see more and more similar public-private cooperation models. Since the international private standards are so widely used in the food chain, and since they set higher standards then … Continue reading Canada – CFIA recognises a role for private standards within the regulatory framework

Food recalls in EU – Week 27-28/2015

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: undeclared gluten and egg in cream of potato & spinach soup from Germany, following a consumer complaint. Notified from United Kingdom, distributed also to Ireland and Italy; - Allergens: traces of … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 27-28/2015