Food fraud update at EU level and Interpol/Europol Opson VII operation preliminary findings

On 25 April 2018, Europol/Interpol published the results of the OPSON VII operation to which the EU Food Fraud Network contributed in particular in order to detect tuna intended for canning being fraudulently sold as fresh. Justice, police, customs and food experts have been mobilised to investigate and to ensure the success of this operation in which … Continue reading Food fraud update at EU level and Interpol/Europol Opson VII operation preliminary findings

Food recalls in EU – Week 44/2015

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: undeclared almond in smoked organic tofu from Austria, following company's own check. Notified by Germany; Heavy metals: mercury (1.99 mg/kg - ppm) in frozen tuna (Thunnus obesus) from Italy, … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 44/2015