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Advisory for Indian products in EU:19 - 26 January 2021

Advisory for Indian products in EU:19 - 26 January 2021

Trade Alerts

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

27 Jan 2021, 13:09 — 2 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 19th - 26th January 2021 are as under:
 
1. Alert: Children's shorts set recalled by Belgium from Customer to avoid injuries during various activities of a child.
 
The shorts have long drawstrings with free ends to be tied at the front of the waist area. They can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries. / The product does not comply with the relevant European Standard EN 14682.
 
Measures were taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
 
Description: Sport shorts in pink.
  • Country of origin: India
  • Alert submitted by: Belgium
  • Type of alert: Serious
  • Year - week: 2021 - 3
  • Risk Type: Injuries
 
2. Alert: Unauthorised substance ethylene oxide, in varying proportions, in sesame seeds, in hulled sesame seeds, in organic sesame seeds, in sesame seeds used in bakery products, in hamburger bread. with raw material from India.
  • Notification from: Netherlands, Spain, France, Czech Republic
  • Risk: Serious
     
3. Alert: Histamine (500 and 900 mg/kg - ppm) in tuna from India.
  • Notification from: Spain 
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - border rejection - border control - consignment detained
  • Action Taken: Destruction
  • Date: 22-01-2021

 

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