European Union (EU) Food Recalls on Multiple on Food Products – November 2019

Posted by Lionello Sannuto on Nov 7, 2019

On November 04 and 06, 2019, the European Union (EU) has issued multiple notifications on recalled food products, as reported in the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF).

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Topics: Food Safety, European Union

Japan Partially Amends Specifications and Standards for Food, Food Additives etc.

Posted by Irene Piao on Nov 4, 2019

On October 31, 2019, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW)(厚生労働省) of Japan has released a new amendment on “Specifications and Standards for Foods, Food Additives etc. (MHLW No. 1031 No. 1 Of 2019)“.

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Topics: Food Safety, Japan

Korea Partially Amends Pesticides MRLs in Agricultural Products on Production Stage

Posted by Irene Piao on Oct 17, 2019

On October 16, 2019, the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MSDF) has published the “Partial Amendment of Regulation on Hazardous Substance Maximum Residue Limits in Agricultural Product in the Stage of Production (No.2019-92)” by repealing the draft from September 10, 2019.

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Topics: Food Safety, Korea, Pesticides

China Issues Rapid Detection Methods of Multiple Reference Substances

Posted by Irene Piao on Oct 16, 2019

On October 14, 2019, the Chinese State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) has released new rapid detection methods to analyze the content of multiple reference substances in foods.

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Topics: Food Safety

Japanese Latest News on Food Safety

Posted by Irene Piao on Oct 11, 2019

On October 9 and 11, 2019, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW)(厚生労働省) has issued the following publications on food hygiene and safety:

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Topics: Food Safety

European Union (EU) Recalls Affecting Food Products – September 2019

Posted by Dusan Ristic on Sep 17, 2019

On September 16, 2019, the European Union (EU) Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) has published new notifications of food recalls.

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Topics: Food Safety, Food Contaminants

Peru Enhances Sanitary Requirements for Import of Milk and Milk Products from Uruguay

Posted by Ofelia Medina on Aug 20, 2019

On August 16, 2019, the Official Gazette of Peru has published the new Directoral Resolution No. 0044-2019-MINAGRI-SENASA-DSA “Approve mandatory compliance requirements for the importation of milk and dairy products intended for human consumption from Uruguay.“

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Topics: Food Safety, Peru

Japan Amends the Specifications and Standards for Foods – June 2019

Posted by Annie He on Jun 4, 2019

On May 30, 2019, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare - MHLW (厚生労働省) of Japan has published two partial amendments affecting multiple substances used in foods:

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Topics: Food Safety, Japan, Pesticides

United States FDA Publishes Draft Guidance on Recommendations to Voluntary Recalls

Posted by Martina Abodi on Apr 26, 2019

On April 24, 2019, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States released the draft guidance titled Initiation of Voluntary Recalls Under 21 CFR Part 7, Subpart C.

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Topics: United States, Food Safety

FDA Protects Consumers Against Unlawful Ingredients in Dietary Supplements

Posted by Martina Abodi on Apr 18, 2019

On April 16, 2019, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the launch of a new tool against unsafe and inappropriately labeled dietary supplement products.

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Topics: United States, Food Safety, Labelling

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