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 fraud update at EU level and Interpol/Europol Opson VII operation preliminary findings

On 25 April 2018, Europol/Interpol published the results of the OPSON VII operation to which the EU Food Fraud Network contributed in particular in order to detect tuna intended for canning being fraudulently sold as fresh. Justice, police, customs and food experts have been mobilised to investigate and to ensure the success of this operation in which … Continue reading Food fraud update at EU level and Interpol/Europol Opson VII operation preliminary findings