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Notification details - 2015.0014

too high content of sulphite and undeclared sulphite (95 mg/kg - ppm) in white corn in salt brine produced in Ecuador, via Spain
food - alert - official control on the market
withdrawal from the market
distribution to other member countries
Denmark (DK)
white corn in salt brine
fruits and vegetables
has never been published
Follow-up :
Reference Follow-up from Date Follow-up type Info
inf01 Spain 08/01/2015 request
inf02 Denmark 09/01/2015 additional information #184567: The product is white corn preserved in salt brine. The samples were taken as a part of the Danish official control on the market. The incident has been reported to the Danish retailer, which has then withdrawn the product and placed a warning poster in the shop. The CA currently does not have a copy of the label, but has asked its local food office to provide it. It shall be forwarded as soon as possible. Analytical report available in iRASFF.
inf03 Denmark 12/01/2015 additional information
add01 Spain 13/01/2015 outcome of investigations and measures taken
inf04 Denmark 14/01/2015 additional information
inf05 Italy 15/01/2015 request
inf06 Denmark 16/01/2015 outcome of investigations
inf07 Spain 16/01/2015 outcome of investigations and measures taken
inf08 Belgium 19/01/2015 outcome of investigations and measures taken
inf09 Italy 19/01/2015 request
inf10 United Kingdom 21/01/2015 measures taken
inf11 Spain 22/01/2015 outcome of investigations
inf12 Spain 22/01/2015 corrigendum #187936: as suggested by Spain, the title and hazards are updated.
inf13 Switzerland 23/01/2015 outcome of investigations
inf14 Italy 27/01/2015 request
inf15 Spain 03/02/2015 additional information
inf16 Italy 04/02/2015 additional information
inf17 Denmark 13/02/2015 additional information
inf18 Commission Services 18/02/2015 corrigendum Follow-up inf17 was notified by Denmark.
add02 Spain 20/02/2015 outcome of investigations and measures taken
inf19 Italy 23/02/2015 request
inf20 Spain 24/02/2015 additional information
fup24 Spain 20/05/2015 outcome of investigations
fup25 Ecuador 14/07/2015 follow-up from non-member country
fup26 France 20/01/2016 measures taken
fup27 Spain 06/12/2016 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup28 Spain 14/12/2016 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup29 Italy 21/12/2016 request
fup30 France 27/12/2016 measures taken
fup31 Spain 30/12/2016 outcome of investigations
fup32 Italy 03/01/2017 outcome of investigations
fup33 Spain 03/01/2017 outcome of investigations
fup34 Spain 05/01/2017 corrigendum
fup35 Spain 06/01/2017 corrigendum
fup36 Italy 10/01/2017 outcome of investigations
fup37 Spain 20/01/2017 outcome of investigations
fup38 France 14/02/2017 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup39 Spain 20/02/2017 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup40 France 23/02/2017 outcome of investigations and measures taken
Substance / Hazard Category Analytical result Units Sampling date
sulphite undeclared food additives and flavourings 95 mg/kg - ppm 24/11/2014
too high content of sulphite food additives and flavourings
Countries/organisations concerned (D = distribution, O = origin)
Belgium (D) Commission Services  Denmark (D) Ecuador (O) France (D) Germany (D) INFOSAN  Italy (D) Luxembourg (D) Netherlands (D) Spain (D) Switzerland (D) United Kingdom (D)