The next food fraud? Worse than the ”Horsegate”

If the explosion of the infamous "Horsemeat Scandal" was greeted at first with disbelief and barely concealed laughter from the public and media, the following concern for a public health risk revealed itself in a short time as completely not founded. None of these two reactions seem to be triggered by what could be the … Continue reading The next food fraud? Worse than the ”Horsegate”


Food recalls in EU – Week 14 – 2014

This week on the RASFF database (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed) we are plenty of recalls from consumers in EU in the alert notification (9): - Biotoxins: Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning (ASP) toxins in chilled scallops, following an official control on the market. Origin France, notified by France, distributed also to Italy and Spain; - Composition: too high content of vitamin B6 in food supplement, following an … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 14 – 2014