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

Written Q&A to EU Commission – Contaminants and crab meat

Subject: Standards for the mitten crab In large parts of the Netherlands it is forbidden to catch the mitten crab due to supposed risks to public health (from dioxins and PCBs, amongst other things). At present there is only a European standard covering the white meat of the crab, as a result of which the … Continue reading Written Q&A to EU Commission – Contaminants and crab meat