Advisory for Indian products in EU: 11 - 17 August 2020

Advisory for Indian products in EU: 11 - 17 August 2020

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Federation of Indian Export Organisations

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

19 Aug 2020, 11:04 — 3 min read

In order to keep the Indian exporters informed of the rejections faced by Indian products in the EU and to take preventive actions FIEO is forwarding the Rapid Alert Systems for Food and Feed (RASFF) and for Non-Food Consumer Products (RAPEX) alerts on a weekly basis.
 
The alerts from EU generated during 11th-17th August 2020 are as under:
 
Alert: Sulphite (896 mg/kg - ppm) undeclared on green sultanas from India
  • Notification from: Ireland
  • Risk: Not Serious
  • Notification type: Food - alert - official control on the market
  • Action Taken: Public warning - press release
  • Date: 17-08-2020
 
Alert: Salmonella enterica ser. Braenderup (presence /25g) in organic sesame seeds from India
  • Notification from: Slovenia
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - border rejection - border control - consignment detained
  • Action Taken: Official detention
  • Date: 13-08-2020
 
Alert: 3-monochlor-1,2-propanediol (3-MCPD) (5299 µg/kg - ppb) and glycidyl esters (4159 µg/kg - ppb) and high content of acrylamide (647 µg/kg - ppb) in chocolate chip cookies from India, via the Netherlands
  • Notification from: Germany
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - alert - official control on the market
  • Action Taken: Withdrawal from the market
  • Date: 12-08-2020
 
Alert: Salmonella (presence /25g) in sesame seeds from India
  • Notification from: Italy
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - border rejection - border control - consignment detained
  • Action Taken: Placed under customs seals
  • Date: 11-08-2020
 
Alert: Prohibited substance nitrofuran (metabolite) furazolidone (AOZ) (4.7 µg/kg - ppb) in frozen raw vannamei shrimps from India
  • Notification from: Netherlands
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - border rejection - border control - consignment detained
  • Action Taken: Import not authorised
  • Date: 11-08-2020

 

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