Advisory for Indian products in EU: 11 – 17 January 2022

Advisory for Indian products in EU: 11 – 17 January 2022

Trade Alerts

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

19 Jan 2022, 10:52 — 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 11 - 17 January 2022 are as under:
 
1. Alert: Cadmium (2.5 mg/kg - ppm) found in frozen octopus (Octopus membranaceus) from India
  • Notification from: Italy
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - Information notification for attention - Border control - forwarded to destination
  • Action Taken: Informing authorities
  • Date:17-01-2022

2. Alert: Ethylene oxide found in fenugreek extract used in animal mixtures from France
  • Notification from: France
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Feed - Alert notification - Company’’s own check
  • Action Taken: Informing recipient
  • Date: 17-01-2022 

3. Alert: Herbal extract powder contaminated with ethylene oxide from India
  • Notification from: France
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - Alert notification - Company’’s own check
  • Action Taken: Informing authorities
  • Date: 14-01-2022

4. Alert: Unauthorised novel food ghatti gum from India
  • Notification from: Spain
  • Risk: Undecided
  • Notification type: Food - Border rejection notification - Border control - forwarded to destination
  • Action Taken: Official detention
  • Date: 14-01-2022

5. Alert: Anthraquinone found in Sterrenmix from India
  • Notification from: Netherlands
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - Alert notification - Company’’s own check
  • Action Taken: Withdrawal from recipient
  • Date: 13-01-2022

6. Alert: Unauthorized substance ethylene oxide found in ground onions from India
  • Notification from: Germany
  • Risk: Undecided
  • Notification type: Food - Information notification for follow-up - Company’’s own check
  • Action Taken: Detained by operator
  • Date: 13-01-2022

7. Alert: Unauthorised substance ethion (0.23 mg/kg - ppm) found in peppers (Capsicum spp.) from India
  • Notification from: Switzerland
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - Border rejection notification - Border control - consignment detained
  • Action Taken: Destruction
  • Date: 12-01-2022

 

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