Brief overview on the Reg. (EU) n. 1169/2011, also known as FIC (“Food information to consumers”).

Following the requests of many of my "non-EU" readers, I publish a brief recap of the new provisions of the Regulation...and some links to useful resources. As of 13 December 2014, new EU food labeling rules are in force: from this date became applicable the Regulation (EU) n. 1169/2011 on food information to consumers, also known … Continue reading Brief overview on the Reg. (EU) n. 1169/2011, also known as FIC (“Food information to consumers”).

Food recalls in EU – Week 30 – 2014

This week on the RASFF database (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed) we have two recalls from consumers in EU in the alert notifications: - Heavy metals: lead in Moringa oleifera food supplement, following an official control on the market. Origin Germany, notified by Germany, distributed also to Austria, Czech Republic, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain and Switzerland; - Allergens: undeclared peanut in thai chicken … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 30 – 2014