Dr David Jukes, The University of Reading, UK

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Food Law News - UK - 2017

FSA Enforcement Letter (ENF/E/17/040), 19 June 2017

ADULTERATION – Information on Potential Emerging Risks

The following is some information included in a notice entitled ‘Early Warning System for Imported Food & Feed, June 2016 –May 2017’. Although mostly providing information on RASFF notifications, the letter includes the following additional information:

New signals from sources other than RASFF information:

Potential emerging risks based on non-RASFF sources, and identified as being of particular interest in May 2017:

FERA HorizonScan tool, 26 May 2017 – High risk of adulteration in Chinese garlic

FERA HorizonScan tool, 27 May 2017 – Adulterated chilli and turmeric powders seized in India

FERA HorizonScan tool, 2 June 2017 – Banned substances in food supplements

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