Food recalls in EU – Week 26 – 2014

This week on the RASFF database (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed) we have one recall from consumers in EU in the alert notifications: - Pesticide residues: dimethoate in cauliflower, following an official control on the market. Origin Belgium, notified by Belgium, distributed also to Luxembourg, and France. Between the information for attention, followed by a recall from consumers: - Pesticide residues: unauthorised substance carbofuran in limes, … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 26 – 2014

EFSA helps investigate the source of hepatitis A outbreaks

EFSA is working closely with the European Commission’s Directorate General for Health and Consumers, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control and Member States to help identify the origin of the recent outbreaks of Hepatitis A virus infection in humans. The outbreaks occurred in Italy, Ireland, and the Netherlands. Just today the Italian Ministry … Continue reading EFSA helps investigate the source of hepatitis A outbreaks