China – FVO report on microbiological contamination in seeds for human consumption

The audit was carried out from 14th to 18th October 2013 to evaluate the official controls related to production and processing of seeds for sprouting intended for export to the European Union, becaus of the recent oubreaks of Shigatoxin producing E. coli (STEC) in EU and the large Chinese production. The main Regulations applicable in EU … Continue reading China – FVO report on microbiological contamination in seeds for human consumption

Food recalls in EU – Week 50

This week on the RASFF database (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed) we have four recalls from consumers in EU, between the alert notifications. - Pathogenic micro-organisms: Listeria Monocytogenes in cheese, following company's own check. Origin France, notification from Luxembourg, distributed also to Austria, Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom; - Mycotoxins: aflatoxins in blanched groundnuts, … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 50