China lifts its import ban on animal products from Denmark, France, Germany and United Kingdom

China has confirmed that it is lifting its import ban introduced 4 years ago on bovine & ovine genetic material from Denmark, France, Germany and United Kingdom due to Schmallenberg virus. The decision – preceded with joint efforts of various Commission services and EU Member States - was announced by the Chinese Minister of Agriculture … Continue reading China lifts its import ban on animal products from Denmark, France, Germany and United Kingdom

Food recalls in EU – Week 8/2016

Last week on EU RASFF (Rapid Alert System for food and feed) we can find the following relevant notifications: 1. Alerts followed by a recall from consumers: Listeria monocytogenes (presence CFU/g) in organic falafel nuggets from the Netherlands, following an official control on the market. Notified by Netherlands, distributed also to Belgium, France, Ireland, Spain … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 8/2016