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Notification details - 2018.3347

too high content of cyanide (2723; 2656 mg/kg - ppm) in organic bitter apricot kernels from Germany, with raw material from Pakistan
2018.3347
food - alert - official control on the market
19/11/2018
withdrawal from the market
01/02/2019
distribution to other member countries
Germany (DE)
organic 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
fup1 Switzerland 21/11/2018 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup2 Austria 22/11/2018 measures taken
fup3 Germany 22/11/2018 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup4 Germany 23/11/2018 outcome of investigations
fup5 Austria 27/11/2018 outcome of investigations
fup6 Germany 27/11/2018 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup7 Germany 27/11/2018 additional information
fup8 Germany 29/11/2018 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup10 Luxembourg 30/11/2018 measures taken
fup9 Slovenia 30/11/2018 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup11 Germany 03/12/2018 additional lot(s)
fup12 Estonia 03/12/2018 outcome of investigations
fup13 Germany 05/12/2018 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup14 Austria 11/12/2018 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup15 Denmark 12/12/2018 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup16 Spain 08/01/2019 outcome of investigations
fup17 Portugal 16/01/2019 outcome of investigations and measures taken
Hazards
Substance / Hazard Category Analytical result Units Sampling date
too high content of cyanide biological contaminants (other) 2723; 2656 mg/kg - ppm 18/09/2018
Countries/organisations concerned (D = distribution, O = origin)
Austria (D) Denmark (D) Estonia (D) Germany (D/O) INFOSAN  Italy (D) Luxembourg (D) Pakistan (O) Portugal (D) Slovakia (D) Slovenia (D) Spain (D) Switzerland (D)