FVO report – India – Microbiological contamination in seeds for human consumption

This report describes the outcome of an audit carried out by the Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) in India from 9 to 17 December 2014. The objectives of the audit were to evaluate the control systems in place to control microbiological contamination in seeds for human consumption (in particular Salmonella contamination of sesame seeds as … Continue reading FVO report – India – Microbiological contamination in seeds for human consumption

Books – Risk Regulation in Non-Animal Food Imports (Montanari F. et al.)

My dear friend Francesco Montanari recently published this excellent book - co-authored with Veronika Jezso and Carlo Donati - which highlights one of the less explored areas of food law: the import of food of non-animal origin. Despite these products are traditionally considered less dangerous than food of animal origin, recent food crisis showed that … Continue reading Books – Risk Regulation in Non-Animal Food Imports (Montanari F. et al.)