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Notification details - 2018.1978

high content of cyanide (1110 mg/kg - ppm) in bitter apricot kernels from Turkey, via Poland
2018.1978
food - alert - official control on the market
12/07/2018
recall from consumers
05/09/2018
distribution to other member countries
United Kingdom (GB)
bitter apricot kernels
Classification
alert
nuts, nut products and seeds
serious
has been published before
Follow-up :
Reference Follow-up from Date Follow-up type Info
fup2 Poland 23/07/2018 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup3 Romania 25/07/2018 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup4 Latvia 25/07/2018 outcome of investigations
fup5 Romania 02/08/2018 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup6 Poland 05/09/2018 outcome of investigations
Hazards
Substance / Hazard Category Analytical result Units Sampling date
high content of cyanide biocontaminants 1110 mg/kg - ppm 26/04/2018
Countries/organisations concerned (D = distribution, O = origin)
Germany (D) INFOSAN  Latvia (D) Poland  Romania (D) Turkey (O) United Kingdom (D)