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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
2020.5324
food - alert - official control on the market
26/11/2020
withdrawal from the market
14/01/2021
distribution to other member countries
Italy (IT)
canned chopped tomatoes in tomato juice
Classification
alert
soups, broths, sauces and condiments
serious
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
Hazards
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)