Category Archives: Food Spoilage

RASFF Alerts – Aflatoxin A – Roasted Pistachios – Groundnuts – Pistachio Bars

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RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 18; Tot. = 29 µg/kg – ppb) in roasted pistachios in shell from Turkey, via Belgium in the Netherlands

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 11; Tot. = 21 µg/kg – ppb) in groundnut kernels from Argentina in the Netherlands

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 15; Tot. = 18 µg/kg – ppb) in groundnut kernels from Argentina in the Netherlands

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 15; Tot. = 18 µg/kg – ppb) in groundnut kernels from Argentina in the Netherlands

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 58.7; Tot. = 67.14 µg/kg – ppb) in groundnuts from Egypt in Italy

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 28.2; Tot. = 35.7 µg/kg – ppb) in groundnuts in shell from Egypt in Italy

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 10.6; Tot. = 11.5 µg/kg – ppb) in pistachio bars from Turkey in Germany

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 9.6 µg/kg – ppb) in spice mix from Pakistan in Ireland

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 12.3; Tot. = 14.2 µg/kg – ppb) in pistachio kernels from the United States, via Turkey in Italy

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 14.7; Tot. = 15.4 µg/kg – ppb) in seasoning mix from Pakistan in Ireland

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 164.4; Tot. = 191 µg/kg – ppb) in groundnuts from Egypt in Germany

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 8.8; Tot. = 9 µg/kg – ppb) in seasoning mix from Pakistan in Ireland

RASFF Alerts – Aflatoxin – Groundnut Spread with Milk Chocolate – Organic Ground Ginger – Dy Chillies -Dried Figs – Groundnuts – Organic Red Chilli Flakes – Hazlenuts and Almonds

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RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 3.8; Tot. = 4,7 µg/kg – ppb) in groundnut spread with milk chocolate from Ukraine in Slovakia

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 7; Tot. = 15.6 µg/kg – ppb) in organic ground ginger from Nigeria in the Netherlands

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 11.5 µg/kg – ppb) in dry chillies from Sri Lanka in Norway

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 15; Tot. = 17 µg/kg – ppb) in groundnuts from the United States in the Netherlands

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 106; Tot. = 114 µg/kg – ppb) in dried figs from Turkey in France

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = 10.4; Tot. = 11.3 µg/kg – ppb) in organic red chilli flakes from India in the UK

RASFF – aflatoxins (Tot. = 18.5 µg/kg – ppb) in shrivelled hazelnut kernels from Georgia in Bulgaria

RASFF – aflatoxins (B1 = >24 µg/kg – ppb) in almonds from the United States in Spain

USA – Norovirus Outbreak Associated with Dave and Buster’s in Auburn, WA

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norovirus outbreak associated with Dave and Buster’s restaurant at 1101 Outlet Collection Way SW, Suite 1057, in Auburn, Washington has sickened at least 12 people, according to King County Public Health. Since April 5, 2019, five people from a single party reported illnesses after eating at that facility on March 31, 2019.

RASFF Alert – Moulds – Mayonnaise

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RASFF – mayonnaise from Denmark infested with moulds in Denmark

USA -Conagra Brands Announces Recall of a Limited Amount of Hunt’s Tomato Paste Cans Due to Potential Presence of Mold

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Conagra Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CAG) is voluntarily recalling a limited amount of Hunt’s Tomato Paste No Salt Added six ounce cans. After the canning process, the final product could have been damaged, creating the potential for mold. Conagra Brands became aware of the issue after receiving calls from consumers.

The products covered by this recall were distributed for retail sale in the U.S. The specific product information is listed below. Given the product may contain mold, consumers are advised not to use it and to either throw it away or return it to the store where originally purchased.

Item Description Case UPC Item UPC Case Batch/Lot Code Item Batch/Lot Code Best By Date
HNT PSTE TOM NSA 12/6Z 00-0-27000-38809-9 00-0-27000-38807-5 5291902510 2105902510 OCT 16
2020

No other Hunt’s products or Conagra Brands’ products are impacted by this recall.

USA – Recall over potential for mold in cans of Hunt’s tomato Paste

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Conagra Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CAG) has recalled a limited amount of Hunt’s Tomato Paste No Salt Added in six-ounce cans.

After the canning process, it’s possible the final product might have been damaged, creating the potential for mold.

Conagra Brands became aware of the issue from calls from consumers.

RASFF Alert – Mould – peach, passion fruit and vanilla smoothie bowls

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RASFF – peach, passion fruit and vanilla smoothie bowls from France infested with moulds in Sweden