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Alerts for UK Official Control Laboratories (OCLs)

Mycotoxins NRL

Latest reports of mycotoxins in food and feed from the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed tailored for OCLs.

This data covers: last 30 days. Data is supplied from HorizonScan - for a free trial of the system click here

Date Type of RASFF Notification Notifying Country Issue Reported Type of Control Status of Consignment
27/04/2017 border rejection United Kingdom aflatoxins (B1 = 25.4 µg/kg - ppb) in peanuts from India border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market / import not authorised
26/04/2017 information Luxembourg zearalenone (1039 µg/kg - ppb) in supplementary feed for dairy cows from Germany consumer complaint no distribution from notifying country / no stock left
25/04/2017 information The Netherlands aflatoxins (B1 = 10.6 µg/kg - ppb) in hazelnuts from Turkey company's own check distribution restricted to notifying country / informing consignor
25/04/2017 border rejection France aflatoxins (B1 = 6.4; Tot. = 6.7 / B1 = 24; Tot. = 26 µg/kg - ppb) in pistachio kernels from Iran border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market / return to consignor
25/04/2017 alert France aflatoxins (B1 = 596; Tot. = 873 µg/kg - ppb) in grilled organic pistachios from Spain company's own check no distribution from notifying country / withdrawal from the market
24/04/2017 information Switzerland aflatoxins (B1 = 54; Tot. = 67 µg/kg - ppb) in roasted rice flour from India official control on the market distribution restricted to notifying country / public warning - press release
21/04/2017 border rejection Belgium aflatoxins (B1 = 16.3 µg/kg - ppb) in peanuts from China border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market / import not authorised
21/04/2017 border rejection Spain aflatoxins (B1 = 5.1; Tot. = 9.8 µg/kg - ppb) in peanuts from China border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market / import not authorised
21/04/2017 border rejection Greece aflatoxins (B1 = 5.7; Tot. = 6.1 µg/kg - ppb) in semi-dried dates from Egypt border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market / destruction
21/04/2017 border rejection Spain ochratoxin A (39.66 µg/kg - ppb) in chilli powder from India border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market / import not authorised
20/04/2017 border rejection France aflatoxins (B1 = 10.1; Tot. = 32 µg/kg - ppb) in dried figs from Turkey border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market / re-dispatch
20/04/2017 border rejection France aflatoxins (B1 = 17.3; Tot. = 20 µg/kg - ppb) in dried figs from Turkey border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market / re-dispatch
19/04/2017 information Switzerland ochratoxin A (6 µg/kg - ppb) in rice from Sri Lanka official control on the market distribution restricted to notifying country / recall from consumers
18/04/2017 border rejection Italy aflatoxins (B1 = 15.7; Tot. = 18.8 µg/kg - ppb) in shelled hazelnuts from Azerbaijan border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market/re-dispatch
18/04/2017 border rejection Poland ochratoxin A (22.94 µg/kg - ppb) in sultana raisins from Turkey border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market/re-dispatch
17/04/2017 border rejection Portugal aflatoxins (B1 = 4.0; Tot. = 4.0 µg/kg - ppb) in groundnut kernels from Nigeria border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market/re-dispatch
14/04/2017 border rejection Belgium aflatoxins (B1 = 21.8; Tot. = 39.6 µg/kg - ppb) in peanut kernels from India border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market/import not authorised
13/04/2017 border rejection Italy aflatoxins (B1 = 22.2; Tot. = 25.8 µg/kg - ppb) in roasted groundnut in shell from China border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market/re-dispatch
13/04/2017 border rejection Italy rye ergot (Claviceps purpurea) (1368.1 mg/kg - ppm) in organic durum wheat from Canada border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market/placed under customs seals
13/04/2017 border rejection France aflatoxins (B1 = 8.1; Tot. = 12.7 / B1 = 4.6; Tot. = 22 µg/kg - ppb) in roasted groundnut kernels from China border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market/re-dispatch
13/04/2017 border rejection Greece aflatoxins (B1 = 17.4; Tot. = 20.6 µg/kg - ppb) in groundnut kernels from India border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market/official detention
13/04/2017 border rejection France aflatoxins (B1 = 7.8; Tot. = 30 µg/kg - ppb) in peanuts in shell from China border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market/return to consignor
13/04/2017 border rejection Bulgaria aflatoxins (B1 = 5.7; Tot. = 6.5 µg/kg - ppb) in groundnut kernels from India border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market/import not authorised
12/04/2017 border rejection Spain aflatoxins (B1 = 19.2; Tot. = 20.3 µg/kg - ppb) in pistachios from Iran border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market/import not authorised
12/04/2017 border rejection Italy aflatoxins (B1 = 58; Tot. = 65 µg/kg - ppb) in shelled hazelnuts from Azerbaijan border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market/re-dispatch
12/04/2017 border rejection Italy aflatoxins (B1 = 13.7; Tot. = 15.1 µg/kg - ppb) in shelled hazelnuts from Azerbaijan border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market/re-dispatch
10/04/2017 border rejection Poland aflatoxins (B1 = 4.33 µg/kg - ppb) in rice flour from Pakistan border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market / destruction
10/04/2017 information Switzerland aflatoxins (B1 = 8; Tot. = 9 µg/kg - ppb) in red raw rice from India official control on the market distribution restricted to notifying country / withdrawal from the market
07/04/2017 border rejection United Kingdom aflatoxins (B1 = 43.4 µg/kg - ppb) in groundnuts in shell from India border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market / import not authorised
07/04/2017 border rejection Cyprus aflatoxins (B1 = 3.7; Tot. = 4.4 µg/kg - ppb) in peanut butter from The United States border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market / official detention
07/04/2017 border rejection Cyprus aflatoxins (B1 = 2.9 µg/kg - ppb) in peanut spread from The United States border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market / official detention
07/04/2017 border rejection United Kingdom aflatoxins (B1 = 17.4; Tot. = 19.3 µg/kg - ppb) in blanched groundnut kernels from China border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market / re-dispatch
06/04/2017 border rejection Italy aflatoxins (B1 = 14.4; Tot. = 17.2 µg/kg - ppb) in melon seeds from Togo border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market / placed under customs seals
06/04/2017 border rejection Spain aflatoxins (B1 = 9.7; Tot. = 11.2 µg/kg - ppb) in peanuts without shell from China border control - consignment detained product not (yet) placed on the market / import not authorised
06/04/2017 alert The Netherlands aflatoxins (B1 between 6.2 and 22.7; Tot. between 10.8 and 48.7 µg/kg - ppb) in dried split ginger from Nigeria company's own check distribution to other member countries / detained by operator