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Notification details - 2019.2495

too high content of cyanide (2800 mg/kg - ppm) in apricot kernels from Greece, via Germany, processed in Austria
food - alert - official control on the market
withdrawal from the market
distribution to other member countries
Austria (AT)
apricot kernels
nuts, nut products and seeds
has never been published
Follow-up :
Reference Follow-up from Date Follow-up type Info
fup1 Germany 09/08/2019 outcome of investigations
fup2 Germany 13/08/2019 outcome of investigations
fup4 Austria 19/09/2019 outcome of investigations
fup5 Germany 23/10/2019 additional information
fup6 Greece 04/11/2019 outcome of investigations
fup7 Germany 25/11/2019 additional information
fup8 Romania 02/12/2019 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup9 Romania 17/12/2019 outcome of investigations
Substance / Hazard Category Analytical result Units Sampling date
too high content of cyanide biological contaminants (other) 2800 mg/kg - ppm 27/03/2019
Countries/organisations concerned (D = distribution, O = origin)
Austria (D/O) Germany (D) Greece (O) INFOSAN  Pakistan  Romania (D) unknown origin (O)