Friday 5 February 2010
Harden Food has withdrawn its Rootz Large Eccles Cake, because the product contains sulphur dioxide, which is not mentioned correctly on the product label. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone who is sensitive to sulphites.
Thursday 4 February 2010
An Australian company has asked the Agency's expert advisers on novel foods to consider its application for the chia seed under the simplified approval procedure. The seed is from a type of mint plant. A novel food is a food or food ingredient that does not have a significant history of consumption within the European Union (EU) before 15 May 1997.
Tuesday 2 February 2010
Heinz is recalling a batch of its Fruity Custard Fruit Medley baby food (4 x 100g pots) because it might contain small pieces of plastic that could cause choking.