Mislabeling – Tonic Water – Recall in Australia (undeclared quinine)

An interesting recall in Australia, since also in EU is mandatory declare on the label the presence of quinine as flavou​ring in such beverages. For more information about this recall click here. Quinine is a natural white crystalline alkaloid having antipyretic, antimalarial, analgesic, and anti-inflammatory properties and a bitter taste. Quinine occurs naturally in the bark of … Continue reading Mislabeling – Tonic Water – Recall in Australia (undeclared quinine)

Thank God it’s Friday! Quick news from the food world (Week 41)

Here's my article's selection for the week: CHINA - They're Making a List, They're Checking it ... 200 times ? : AQSIQ's Imported Food Blacklist, by Paul O'Brien: China will strenghten official controls on imported foods by implementing a blacklist of food business operators with an history of violations. EU - Bluetongue disease halts Romania’s live cattle, sheep … Continue reading Thank God it’s Friday! Quick news from the food world (Week 41)