FDA Proposes Limit for Inorganic Arsenic in Infant Rice Cereal

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking steps to reduce inorganic arsenic in infant rice cereal, a leading source of arsenic exposure in infants. Through a draft guidance to industry, the FDA is proposing a limit or “action level” of 100 parts per billion (ppb) for inorganic arsenic in infant rice cereal. FDA … Continue reading FDA Proposes Limit for Inorganic Arsenic in Infant Rice Cereal

Food recalls in EU – Week 38/2015

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: Biocontaminants: scopolamine (6 µg/kg - ppb) in microwave popcorn from Spain, following an official control on the market. Notified by Germany, distributed also to Austria; Foreign bodies: metal pieces in … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 38/2015