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 32 – 33

These weeks on the RASFF database (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed) we have six recalls from consumers in EU in the alert notifications: - Allergens: undeclared almond in olive with garlic, following company's own check. Origin Poland, notified by Denmark; - Composition: high content of aluminium in cake flour, following company's own check. Origin Vietnam, notified by Germany, distributed also to Netherlands and Poland; … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 32 – 33