Food recalls in EU – Week 49/2015

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: Allergens: traces of lactoprotein (9.25 mg/kg - ppm) in coconut milk drink from Thailand, via the United Kingdom, following an official control on the market. Notified by Ireland; Pathogenic … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 49/2015

Commission launches IT tool to boost cooperation on possible fraudulent practices

The European Commission has today launched a dedicated IT tool, on the ground of articles 34-40 Reg. (EC) No 882/2004, known as the Administrative Assistance and Cooperation (AAC) system to facilitate the exchange of administrative information between national authorities working to combat cross-border violations in Europe. In the wake of the horsemeat scandal of 2013, … Continue reading Commission launches IT tool to boost cooperation on possible fraudulent practices