FDA – Gluten Free Labelling Compliance Requirements Proposed Rule

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a proposed rule to establish requirements for fermented and hydrolyzed foods, or foods that contain fermented or hydrolyzed ingredients, and bear the “gluten-free” claim. The proposed rule, titled “Gluten-Free Labeling of Fermented or Hydrolyzed Foods”, pertains to foods such as yogurt, sauerkraut, pickles, cheese, green olives, vinegar, and … Continue reading FDA – Gluten Free Labelling Compliance Requirements Proposed Rule

Food recalls in EU – Week 29 – 2014

This week on the RASFF database (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed) we don't have any recall from consumers in EU in the alert notifications. Between the information for attention notifications, followed by a recall from consumers, we find: - Foreign bodies: glass fragments in asparagus, following a consumer complaint. Origin China, notified by Germany; - Pathogenic micro-organisms: Campylobacter spp. in chilled chicken breast fillets, following an official control … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 29 – 2014