Paragraf
The authorisation for the use of the active substance Mancozeb has expired. Residual stocks must be used up by 04.01.2022. The authorisation for the use of the active substance Mancozeb has...

Antibiotica
Checking of antibiotics presence in foodstuffs is a topic of primary interest in view of the increasing attention consumers are paying to animal welfare and to the quality of the food. Moreover, a...

lactose intolerance
Even though only about 20% of German consumers have been medically diagnosed with lactose intolerance, 90% of all consumers regularly buy these products. Even though only about 20% of German...

Allergens in food
This code of practice gives detailed guidance on allergen management throughout the whole supply chain and also supplements the General Principles of Food Hygiene and the ongoing work on allergen...

alarm
In this section we repeated alert notices from the RASFF system of the European commission issued in the previous month, which we thought to be noteworthy and of interest to our clients. In this...

superfood - granola bar from grains
A study of the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) found that 48% of the population view “superfoods” as part of a healthy diet, while 8% are linking risks with their...

Nutri score
In November, voluntary use of the "Nutri-Score" developed in France was approved in Germany. But what about simplified nutrition information for food in the rest of Europe? In November, voluntary...

Tea
Regulation (EU) 2020/2040 now sets maximum levels for certain pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PAs) in certain foods for the first time. Regulation (EU) 2020/2040 now sets maximum levels for certain...

Radar
Get curious with informative food industry headlines from all over Europe - in many languages...The food notes are about the revision of the qs guidelines, antibiotics in veterinary medicine,...

Analysis
We have successfully passed the audit conducted by the National Accreditation Body (ENAC) in accordance with UNE-EN ISO/IEC 17025:2017 for the determination of dietary fiber and fatty acid...

sugar
The laboratory of instrumental tests developed the determination of sugars using the HPLC method and was positively evaluated by the Polish Centre for Accreditation. The laboratory of...

Milchunverträglichkeit
Allergies cannot be cured, so a good food declaration is all the more important for those affected. Allergies cannot be cured, so a good food declaration is all the more important for those...

RASFF
Here you find a retrospective monthly summary of relevant notifications about MRLs exceeded reported in the European Rapid Alert System (RASFF) supplemented with remarkable results found in our own...

Analytics
Here we present a retrospective monthly summary of remarkable results from the residue analysis in fruit & vegetable performed in our own laboratories.   Here we present a retrospective...

Zulassungen
The authorisation for the use of the following active substances will expire sooner than originally decided. As a rule the maximum residue limits are also subsequently reduced to the limit of...

Fraport
The approach to import controls at the EU's external borders has been changed and supplemented by so-called risk profiles. This leads to changes in the regular import controls at Frankfurt airport,...

Best before
The Directorate General for Health and Food Safety of the European Commission (DG SANTE) has published the Management Plan on Health and Food Safety, where it describes political priorities and...

Genschere
The European agricultural lobbyists received their Christmas present already in November. The European Food Safety Authority EFSA came to the conclusion that new genetic engineering methods such as...

Best before
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has developed a tool to help food business operators decide when to apply the best before date or use by date to their products. The European Food Safety...

Nutriscore
Nine out of ten consumers in Germany like the new Nutri-Score label, which will enable them to distinguish between healthier and less healthy foods in the supermarket at a glance without having to...

Brexit Flag
The British authorities have already published which labelling requirements will apply to food products that are sold in the UK by EU-based manufacturers after 31.12.2020. The British authorities...

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