FDA Warning Letter – “Healthy” products

This is an interesting example of warning letter issued by the FDA. It gives not only some indications about the use of the term "healthy", but examines also other profiles of non compliance about allergens ("Contains..."). "The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reviewed the label for your Dark Chocolate PlumSweets product in July 2014. Based … Continue reading FDA Warning Letter – “Healthy” products

RASFF recurrent alerts notified by Italy – Mercury in fish

During 2014 the EU Rapid Alert System (RASFF - Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed) recorded a relevant number of 62 notifications - sent only from Italy - for large size fish containing heavy metals, mercury in particular. The countries of origin of the fish are different, but with a clear predominance of Spain, … Continue reading RASFF recurrent alerts notified by Italy – Mercury in fish