Advisory for Indian products in EU: 28 April – 4 May, 2020

Advisory for Indian products in EU: 28 April – 4 May, 2020

Trade Alerts

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

6 May 2020, 12:06 — 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 28th April - 4th May 2020 are as under:

Alert: Aflatoxins (B1 = 25; Tot. = 29 / B1 = 110; Tot. = 130 µg/kg - ppb) in groundnut kernels from India
  • Notification from: Netherlands
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - border rejection - border control - consignment detained
  • Action Taken: Physical/Chemical treatment
  • Date: 30-04-2020

Alert: Aflatoxins (B1 = 10; Tot. = 13 µg/kg - ppb) in blanched groundnut kernels from India
  • Notification from: Netherlands
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - border rejection - border control - consignment detained
  • Action Taken: Physical/Chemical treatment
  • Date: 30-04-2020

Alert: Absence of health mark on guar gum powder from India
  • Notification from: Poland
  • Risk: Not serious
  • Notification type: Food - border rejection - border control - consignment detained
  • Action Taken: Re-dispatch
  • Date: 30-04-2020

Alert: Mercury (1.4 mg/kg - ppm) in frozen marlin chunks (Makaira indica) from India, via the Netherlands
  • Notification from: Germany
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - alert - official control on the market
  • Action Taken: Withdrawal from recipient(s)
  • Date: 29-04-2020

Alert: Aflatoxins (B1 = 11.3 µg/kg - ppb) in whole dried red chilli from India
  • Notification from: United Kingdom
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - border rejection - border control - consignment detained
  • Action Taken: Re-dispatch
  • Date: 29-04-2020

Alert: Unauthorised substance omethoate (0.04 mg/kg - ppm) in guar beans from India
  • Notification from: United Kingdom
  • Risk: Undecided
  • Notification type: Food - information for attention - official control on the market
  • Action Taken: Informing authorities
  • Date: 29-04-2020

Alert: Aflatoxins (B1 = 38; Tot. = 44 µg/kg - ppb) in groundnut kernels from India
  • Notification from: Netherlands
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - border rejection - border control - consignment detained
  • Action Taken: Official detention
  • Date: 28-04-2020
 
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