Food recalls in EU – Week 18/2015

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: - Pathogenic micro-organisms: shigatoxin-producing Escherichia coli (positive) in camembert cheese from France, following an official control on the market. Notified by Germany; - Pathogenic micro-organisms: Listeria monocytogenes (6700 CFU/g) in raw sheep's … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 18/2015

RASFF recurrent alerts notified by Italy – Mercury in fish

During 2014 the EU Rapid Alert System (RASFF - Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed) recorded a relevant number of 62 notifications - sent only from Italy - for large size fish containing heavy metals, mercury in particular. The countries of origin of the fish are different, but with a clear predominance of Spain, … Continue reading RASFF recurrent alerts notified by Italy – Mercury in fish