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Notification details - 2020.5324

lead (0.24 mg/kg - ppm) in, altered organoleptic characteristics (smell and taste) of and tin (314 mg/kg - ppm) and too high content of iron (453 mg/kg - ppm) in canned chopped tomatoes in tomato juice from Italy
food - alert - official control on the market
withdrawal from the market
distribution to other member countries
Italy (IT)
canned chopped tomatoes in tomato juice
soups, broths, sauces and condiments
has been published before
Follow-up :
Reference Follow-up from Date Follow-up type Info
fup4 Italy 08/12/2020 measures taken
fup5 United Kingdom 10/12/2020 outcome of investigations and measures taken
fup6 Netherlands 15/12/2020 outcome of investigations
Substance / Hazard Category Analytical result Units Sampling date
altered organoleptic characteristics organoleptic aspects smell and taste
lead metals 0.24 mg/kg - ppm 17/10/2020
tin metals 314 mg/kg - ppm 17/10/2020
too high content of iron metals 453 mg/kg - ppm 17/10/2020
Countries/organisations concerned (D = distribution, O = origin)
Brazil  INFOSAN  Ireland (D) Italy (O) Netherlands (D) Peru  United Kingdom (D)