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On January 2 and 8, 2019, the European Commission notified new food safety risks in the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) portal.

Part of the products categories involved are the following:

  • Crustaceans and products thereof, as Salmonella enterica contaminated prawns in mango sauce from Germany. Notification link can be found here;
  • Nuts, nut products and seeds, as ochratoxin A was revealed in roasted salted pistachios from unknown origin, packaged in Denmark. Notification link can be found here;
  • Fish and fish products, as mercury (1.5 mg/kg - ppm) was found as a contaminant in frozen blue shark slices (Prionace glauca) from Spain. Notification link can be found here;
  • Feed material, as Salmonella enterica was present in soybean meal from Italy. Notification link can be found here.

If you wish to stay up-to-date with new EU food alerts and recalls, click here to learn about our Food News Monitoring System and the Compliance Cloud document database.

Posted by Dusan Ristic on Jan 10, 2019

Food Regulatory Specialist at Selerant

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