Food recalls in EU- Week 24 – 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: - Foreign bodies: black particles in spring still natural mineral water, following a consumer complaint. Origin United Kingdom, notified by United Kingdom. Distributed also to Ireland. Between the information for attention notification, followed by a recall from consumers: - Chemical contamination: … Continue reading Food recalls in EU- Week 24 – 2014

Written Q&A to EU Commission – Contaminants and crab meat

Subject: Standards for the mitten crab In large parts of the Netherlands it is forbidden to catch the mitten crab due to supposed risks to public health (from dioxins and PCBs, amongst other things). At present there is only a European standard covering the white meat of the crab, as a result of which the … Continue reading Written Q&A to EU Commission – Contaminants and crab meat