Plant Harmful organisms in the EU – Annual report 2014

Article 16 (1) and (2) of Directive 2000/29/EC, requires that Member States immediately notify the European Commission and other Member States, of the presence or appearance of harmful organisms found on their territory or part of it, as well as the measures taken to eradicate or avoid the spread of the harmful organism concerned. This … Continue reading Plant Harmful organisms in the EU – Annual report 2014

Food recalls in EU – Week 48

This week on the RASFF database (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed) we find two recalls from consumers in EU, between the alert notifications: - Allergens: undeclared nuts in pesto sauce (pesto verde), following company's own check. Origin and notification from Italy, distributed also to United Kingdom; - Composition: unauthorised 1,3 dimethylamylamine (DMAA) in food supplement, following an official control on the market. Origin United States, notification … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 48