Food recalls in EU – Week 43/2015

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 peanut in mix for pistachio and chocolate cake from Italy, following company's own check. Notified by Italy, distributed also to Malta; Biocontaminants: histamine (692 mg/kg - ppm) in … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 43/2015

FVO report – Italy – Plant protection products control system flawed

This report describes the outcome of a Food and Veterinary Office audit in Italy, carried out between 26 January and 4 February 2015, under the provisions of Regulation (EC) No 882/2004 on official food and feed controls and Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009. The objectives of the audit were to evaluate the system of official controls … Continue reading FVO report – Italy – Plant protection products control system flawed