Category Archives: Mold Toxin

RASFF Alerts – Aflatoxin – Groundnuts – Shelled Pistachios – Brown Basmati Rice – Dried Figs – Almonds

European Food Alerts

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aflatoxins (B1 = 13.3; Tot. = 15.1 µg/kg – ppb) in groundnuts from China in Italy

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aflatoxins (B1 = 27.5; Tot. = 31.4 µg/kg – ppb) in shelled pistachios from Iran, dispatched from Turkey in Italy

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aflatoxins (B1 = 14.3; Tot. = 15.4 µg/kg – ppb) in brown basmati rice from Pakistan, via the Netherlands in Germany

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aflatoxins (Tot. = 15.87 µg/kg – ppb) in dried figs from Turkey in Germany

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aflatoxins (B1 = 54; Tot. = 60 µg/kg – ppb) in almonds from the United States in the Netherlands

RASFF Alerts – Animal Feed – Moulds – Dried Beet Pulp

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European Food Alerts

dried beet pulp from Ukraine infested with moulds in Poland

Belgium – Recall of HOEBREGTS BV – Peanuts for nature birds & Super Mix – Aflatoxin B1

AFSCA

In agreement with the AFSCA, HOEBREGTS BV is withdrawing from sale the products “Peanuts for nature birds” and “Super Mix (fatty and energizing mixture for birds of nature)” and recalls them to consumers because of the presence of Aflatoxin B1

HOEBREGTS BV asks its customers not to give these items to animals and to take them back to the point of sale where they were purchased.

Product description

Peanuts for birds plain
– Date of minimum durability (DDM) (“
Best before (or end)”) : 08/18/2021 – Lots: P005989 and BVG385
– Weight: 5kg and 20kg

Super Mix (fatty and energizing mixture for nature birds)
– Date of minimum durability (DDM) (“Best before (or end)”) and lots: 25/08/2021 and 24/09/2021
– Weight: 5kg and 20kg

The products were distributed by

HOEBREGTS BV, Klein-Gelmenstraat 12, 3870 Heers

For any further information, contact:

Nico Hoebregts
011/481888
Nico.hoebregts@skynet.be

Germany – CF Grell Nachf. Naturkost GmbH & Co. – Basmati Rice – Aflatoxins

LMW

Warning type: Food
Date of first publication: October 19, 2020
Product name:

Basmati rice, real basmati rice, brown

Product pictures:

6/11/2015-12-16 Packshot (002) .JPG
Manufacturer (distributor): CF Grell Nachf. Naturkost GmbH & Co. KG Boschstrasse 3 24568 Kaltenkirchen
Reason for warning:

Exceeding limit values ​​for aflatoxins

Packaging Unit: 500g
Durability: 11/15/2021
Lot identification: 901584, 901665, 901722
Additional Information: further information can be found in the enclosed consumer information.
Homepage of the manufacturer:

Contact to the responsible authorities:

Berlin:

poststelle@senjustva.berlin.de

Brandenburg:

Konsumenterschutz@Msgiv.Brandenburg.de

Bremen:

Schnellwarnung@gesundheit.bremen.de

Hamburg:

poststelle@bgv.hamburg.de

Schleswig-Holstein:

poststelle@jumi.landsh.de

Belgium – Recall of Carrefour – Basmati rice – Aflatoxin B1

AFSCA

Following a control and as a precautionary measure in order to guarantee the safety of the consumer, SOUFFLET ALIMENTAIRE requests to withdraw from the trade the products RIZ BASMATI 1KG and RIZ BASMATI 4X125GR of the Carrefour brand sold in the grocery department of certain Carrefour stores in Belgium and remind consumers of them due to a too high aflatoxin content.

Product
Carrefour basmati rice
Packer code: EMB 59606B
PRODUCT: Basmati rice 500g box (4X125GR)
EAN: 3245412435256 Best
before (DDM): 07/16/2022 and 07/20/2022
PRODUCT: BASMATI RICE 1KG SACHET
EAN: 3560070837984 Best
before (DDM): 15/07 / 2m022

Aflatoxins are mycotoxins that can be present in different products such as grains, coffee, rice, raisins and dried fruits.

There is no direct risk. Aflatoxin only presents a health risk with high and repeated consumption. However, people who hold these products are asked not to consume them and to return them to the point of sale where they will be reimbursed.

For any further information, you can contact the Carrefour Belgium consumer service by dialing the free number 0800.9.10.11 , from 8:30 am to 8:00 pm, Monday to Saturday.

The company BELLOWS FOOD apologizes to Carrefour customers for the inconvenience.

Belgium – Albert Heijn recall – Flevosap Appel (apple juice) – Patulin

AFSCA

In agreement with the AFSCA, Albert Heijn reminds consumers of the “Flevosap Appel” apple juice from the Flevosap brand, the date of minimum durability (DDM) of which is 30/09/2021. The product contains too high a patulin content (a mycotoxin). Consumption of this product may present a risk to health.

Albert Heijn asks his customers not to consume this product and to bring it back to the point of sale where it was purchased. The product will be refunded or changed there. Please contact a doctor if you have any health problem.

Product Description

• Product Category: Fruit Juice
• Product Name: Flevosap Appel
• Brand: Flevosap
• Date of Minimum Durability (DDM): 09/30/2021
• Batch number: L20232A
• Sales period: from 2/09/2020 to 09/10/2020 inclusive
• Type of packaging: glass bottle
• Weight: 1 l

The product was sold through Albert Heijn stores in Belgium.

For any further information , please contact Albert Heijn on 0800 777 05

France – Product recall: Carrefour brand Basmati rice – Aflatoxin

Oulah

Product recall: Carrefour brand Basmati rice

ENCOUNTERED PROBLEM

Presence of aflatoxins B1

PROPOSED SOLUTION

Do not consume and return to the point of sale for reimbursement.

Aflatoxins are mycotoxins which can be present in different products such as cereals, coffee, rice, dried rasisins and dried fruits. Only a large quantity of contaminated products can lead to health problems.
People with hepatitis are sensitive to aflatoxins. You are advised to contact Carrefour in order to put them in touch with your medical consultant.

FURTHER INFORMATION

▸ Barcode
• 3245412435256 (Basmati rice box 500g – 4x125g)
• 3560070837984 (Basmati rice box 1kg bag)

▸ DDM / DLUO
• 07/16/2022 (Basmati rice 500g box – 4x125g)
• 07/20/2022 (Basmati rice 500g box – 4x125g)
• 07/21/2022 (Basmati rice 500g box – 4x125g)
• 07/15 / 2022 (Basmati rice in 1kg bag bag)


EMB code 59606B

▸ Consumer service contact
For any further information, you can contact the Carrefour consumer service by dialing N ° Cristal 09 69 39 7000 (non-surcharged call from a landline) from Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 7:00 pm

▸ Source
https://www.carrefour.fr/

RASFF Alerts – Aflatoxin – Groundnut Kernels – Dried Whole Chillies – Dried Figs

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aflatoxins (B1 = 53; Tot. = 60 µg/kg – ppb) in groundnut kernels from Egypt in the Netherlands

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aflatoxins (B1 = 10.7; Tot. = 11 µg/kg – ppb) in dried whole chillies from Sri Lanka in the UK

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aflatoxins (B1 = 110; Tot. = 120 / B1 = 48; Tot. = 56 µg/kg – ppb) in organic groundnut kernels from Egypt in the Netherlands

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aflatoxins (B1 = 4.3; Tot. = 5.4 µg/kg – ppb) in blanched groundnut kernels from India in the Netherlands

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aflatoxins (B1 = 16; Tot. = 19 / B1 = 66; Tot. = 77 µg/kg – ppb) in organic groundnut kernels from Egypt in the Netherlands

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aflatoxins (B1 = 9.1; Tot. = 9.1 / B1 = 11; Tot. = 14 mg/kg – ppm) in organic groundnut kernels from Egypt in the Netherlands

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aflatoxins (B1 = 160; Tot. = 190 µg/kg – ppb) in organic groundnut kernels from Egypt in the Netherlands

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aflatoxins (B1 = 822 µg/kg – ppb) in dried figs from Turkey in Bulgaria

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aflatoxins (B1 = 78; Tot. = 83 µg/kg – ppb) in organic groundnut kernels from Egypt in the Netherlands

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aflatoxins (B1 = 30; Tot. = 35 µg/kg – ppb) in organic groundnut kernels from Egypt in the Netherlands

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aflatoxins (B1 = 27.5; Tot. = 29.1 µg/kg – ppb) in whole dried chillies from India in the UK

RASFF Alert – Ochratoxin A – Basmati Rice

European Food Alerts

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ochratoxin A (6.23 µg/kg – ppb) in basmati rice from India, via the Netherlands in Germany

RASFF Alert – Patulin – Mycotoxin – Apple Juice

European Food Alerts

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patulin (200 µg/kg – ppb) in apple juice from the Netherlands in the Netherlands