Written Q&A to EU Commission – Contaminants and crab meat

Subject: Standards for the mitten crab In large parts of the Netherlands it is forbidden to catch the mitten crab due to supposed risks to public health (from dioxins and PCBs, amongst other things). At present there is only a European standard covering the white meat of the crab, as a result of which the … Continue reading Written Q&A to EU Commission – Contaminants and crab meat

Written Q&A to EU Commission – Food frauds and FVO powers

Question for written answer to the Commission  Marc Tarabella (S&D) , Jean Louis Cottigny (S&D) Subject:  Range of FVO audits Could the Commission broaden the range of the Food & Veterinary Office (FVO) audits so that they cover food fraud? Does the Commission share the view that the FVO and the Member States should carry out … Continue reading Written Q&A to EU Commission – Food frauds and FVO powers