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Notification details - 2018.0334

too high content of cyanide (2426; 2531; 2361 mg/kg - ppm) in apricot kernels, in part from Pakistan and in part supplied from the United Kingdom with raw material from Uzbekistan via Turkey
food - alert - official control on the market
recall from consumers
distribution to other member countries
Netherlands (NL)
apricot kernels
nuts, nut products and seeds
Substance / Hazard Category Analytical result Units Sampling date
too high content of cyanide biocontaminants 2426; 2531; 2361 mg/kg - ppm 01/02/2018
Countries/organisations concerned (D = distribution, O = origin)
Belgium (D) Croatia (D) Estonia (D) Germany (D) Hungary (D) INFOSAN  Netherlands (D) Pakistan (O) Poland (D) Romania (D) Slovakia (D) Slovenia (D) Spain (D) Turkey (O) United Kingdom (D/O) Uzbekistan (O)