Advisory for Indian products in EU: 30 November – 6 December 2021

Advisory for Indian products in EU: 30 November – 6 December 2021

Trade Alerts

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

7 Dec 2021, 20:30 — 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 30 November - 6 December 2021 are as under:
 
1. Alert: Sesame seeds from India found without documentation through UK
  • Notification from: Malta
  • Risk: Not serious
  • Notification type: Food - Border rejection notification - Border control - consignment detained
  • Action Taken: Placed under customs seals

2. Alert: Absence of common health entry document for chilli products from India
  • Notification from: Malta
  • Risk: Not Serious
  • Notification type: Food - Border rejection notification - Border control - consignment detained
  • Action Taken: Placed under customs seals

3. Alert: Pesticide residues found in wheat flour from India
  • Notification from: Norway
  • Risk: Undecided
  • Notification type: Food - Information notification for attention - Official control on the market
  • Action Taken: Withdrawal from the market

4. Alert: Aflatoxin found in Indian groundnuts and organic turmeric powder from India
  • Notification from: Netherlands and Sweden
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - Border rejection notification - Border control - consignment detained
  • Action Taken: Official detention

5. Alert: Pesticide residues found in basmati rice from India, via the Netherlands
  • Notification from: Austria
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - Alert notification - Official control on the market
  • Action Taken: No action taken

6. Alert: Presence of Salmonella spp. found in sesame seeds from India
  • Notification from: Greece and Poland
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - Border rejection notification - Border control - consignment detained
  • Action Taken: Re-dispatch

7. Alert: Exceedance of MRL for Trimethyl-sulfonium cation, resulting from the use of glyphosate in Organic Moringa Leaf powder from India
  • Notification from: Malta
  • Risk: Undecided
  • Notification type: Food - Border rejection notification - Border control - consignment detained
  • Action Taken: Placed under customs seals

8. Alert: Unauthorised substance Ethylene oxide found in magnesium oxide and organic guar gum from India
  • Notification from: Germany
  • Risk: Undecided
  • Notification type: Food - Alert notification - Company’’s own check - Official control on the market
  • Action Taken: Informing recipient(s)

9. Alert: Ethylene oxide found in food supplements from India
  • Notification from: France
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - Information notification for attention - Company’’s own check

 

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