Q&A to EU Commission – Presence of petroleum-derived mineral oils (MOAHs) in infant and follow-on formula

Question for written answer to the Commission - 5th February 2020 Mineral oil aromatic hydrocarbons (MOAHs) are harmful petroleum derivatives which are found in many food products. Recent tests have revealed the presence of MOAHs in powdered infant formula sold in the European Union. MOAHs, which are found in printing inks or machine lubricants, are … Continue reading Q&A to EU Commission – Presence of petroleum-derived mineral oils (MOAHs) in infant and follow-on formula

Food recalls in EU – Week 43/2015

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 peanut in mix for pistachio and chocolate cake from Italy, following company's own check. Notified by Italy, distributed also to Malta; Biocontaminants: histamine (692 mg/kg - ppm) in … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 43/2015