Advisory for Indian products in EU: 20 – 26 July 2021

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Advisory for Indian products in EU: 20 – 26 July 2021

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

27 Jul 2021, 13:18 — 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 20 - 26 July 2021 are as under:
 
1. Alert: Ethylene oxide found in bamboo extract used in food supplements.
  • Notification from: Austria
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - Alert notification - Company's own check
  • Action Taken: Reinforced checking
  • Date: 26-07-2021
2. Alert: Excessive levels of chlorpyrifos (-ethyl) found in organic turmeric powder from India.
  • Notification from: Germany
  • Risk: Undecided
  • Notification type: Food - Information notification for attention - Company's own check
  • Action Taken: Informing consignor
  • Date: 26-07-2021
3. Alert: Aflatoxin found in Curcumawurzel Gemahlen Keimreduziert.
  • Notification from: Netherlands
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - Alert notification - Company's own check
  • Action Taken: Informing authorities
  • Date: 26-07-2021
4. Alert: Ethylene oxide and clorpyrifos found in organic ashwagandha powder from India.
  • Notification from: Germany
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - Information notification for attention - Company's own check
  • Action Taken: Detained by operator
  • Date: 26-07-2021
5. Alert: Presence of Salmonella spp. in hulled sesame seeds from India.
  • Notification from: Greece
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - Border rejection notification - Border control - consignment detained
  • Action Taken: Re-dispatch
  • Date: 26-07-2021
6. Alert: Vibrio parahaemolyticus (toxR+ tdh+ trh+ /25g) found in frozen peeled shrimps from India.
  • Notification from: France
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - Information notification for attention - Company's own check
  • Action Taken: Detained by operator
  • Date: 26-07-2021
7. Alert: Histamine and E 300 - ascorbic acid found unauthorised in frozen yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) from India.
  • Notification from: Italy
  • Risk: Serious
  • Notification type: Food - Information notification for attention - Border control - consignment detained
  • Action Taken: Informing authorities
  • Date: 22-07-2021

 

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