Written Q&A to EU Commission – Suspension of GM MON810 maize cultivation in France

Question for written answer to the Commission Rule 130 Marc Tarabella (S&D) 25th August 2014 Subject:  Suspension of MON 810 genetically modified maize On 1 August, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) issued an opinion dismissing the use by the French Government of the safeguard clause to ban the cultivation of MON 810 genetically modified maize … Continue reading Written Q&A to EU Commission – Suspension of GM MON810 maize cultivation in France

Food recall in EU – Week 36/2014

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: - Pathogenic micro-organisms: Salmonella Typhimurium in dried ginger powder, following an official control on the market. Origin Spain, notified by Finland. Between the information for follow-up notifications, we can find another recall from consumers: - Pathogenic micro-organisms: Norovirus in frozen precooked mussels, following an … Continue reading Food recall in EU – Week 36/2014