Here is the summary of food alerts issued by Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) last week
On 27/02/2014, norovirus (GII) was discovered in frozen clams (Venus gallina) from Vietnam. 18 more words
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GREECE – Greek Food Safety Authority (EFET) Regional Directorate in Crete, following Official Food Control Program and in collaboration with the General Chemical State Laboratory, A’ Chemical Service in Piraeus, proceeded to official sampling of “chili pepper” seasoning powder product. 7 more words
Exposure to aflatoxins is frequent and widespread in most African countries. It causes human (and livestock) illness and can be fatal. Staple grains such as maize are particularly vulnerable to aflatoxin contamination, which is caused by the fungus Aspergillus flavus. 598 more words
Here is the summary of food alerts issued by Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) last week.
On 29/01/2014, benzo(a)pyrene (11.1 µg/kg – ppb) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (56 µg/kg – ppb) was identified in cocoa from the Netherlands, packaged in Poland. 9 more words