The next food fraud? Worse than the ”Horsegate”

If the explosion of the infamous "Horsemeat Scandal" was greeted at first with disbelief and barely concealed laughter from the public and media, the following concern for a public health risk revealed itself in a short time as completely not founded. None of these two reactions seem to be triggered by what could be the … Continue reading The next food fraud? Worse than the ”Horsegate”


Food recalls in EU – Week 3 – 2014

This week on the RASFF database (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed) we have two recalls from consumers in EU, following an alert notification. Italy is not doing well this week... - Foreign bodies: rat droppings in dates, following a consumer complaint. Origin unknown, packaged in Italy, notification from Denmark. Distributed also to Norway and Sweden; - Allergens: undeclared milk ingredient in biscuits, following an … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 3 – 2014