EFSA report on emerging risk – Plastic rice frauds listed

Last week the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published its annual report on emerging risks. The top 10 risks were defined as follows: Outbreak related to the consumption of raw beetroot in France; Growth of Vibrio spp in Northern waters and TTX detection in European bivalve shellfish in UK; Putative new influenza virus that has … Continue reading EFSA report on emerging risk – Plastic rice frauds listed

Food recalls in EU – Week 44/2015

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 almond in smoked organic tofu from Austria, following company's own check. Notified by Germany; Heavy metals: mercury (1.99 mg/kg - ppm) in frozen tuna (Thunnus obesus) from Italy, … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 44/2015