Food recalls in EU – Week 18/2015

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: - Pathogenic micro-organisms: shigatoxin-producing Escherichia coli (positive) in camembert cheese from France, following an official control on the market. Notified by Germany; - Pathogenic micro-organisms: Listeria monocytogenes (6700 CFU/g) in raw sheep's … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 18/2015

Claims – Art. 14 EC Reg. 1924/2006 approved – Artichoke leaf dry extract (blood LDL-cholesterol reduction)

Following an application from Laboratoire Lescuyer, submitted pursuant to Article 14 of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 via the Competent Authority of France, the Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) was asked to deliver an opinion on the scientific substantiation of a health claim related to the combination of artichoke leaf dry extract standardised … Continue reading Claims – Art. 14 EC Reg. 1924/2006 approved – Artichoke leaf dry extract (blood LDL-cholesterol reduction)