Food recalls in EU – Week 45/2015

This week on the EU RASFF (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed) we can find the following notifications: 1. Alerts followed by a recall from consumers: Allergens: undeclared egg in sauce powder from Norway, following a consumer complaint. Notified by Norway, distributed also to Iceland and Faeroe Islands; Allergens: undeclared sulphite, egg, milk ingredient, mustard and … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 45/2015

Mozambique: food safety issue or tribal vengeance? (Update 17.01.2015)

Probably what will be the most scaring and bizarre food safety issue of the year is coming from Mozambique, where few days ago at least 69 people died (and 196 were hospitalized) after drinking the traditional pombe beer during a funeral. The Government declared three days of national mourning. The beer was probably contaminated by crocodile's … Continue reading Mozambique: food safety issue or tribal vengeance? (Update 17.01.2015)