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11/16/2010

Templářské sklepy Čejkovice marketed wine with misleading labelling

Within inspection focused on the verification of vine documentation, inspectors of the Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority revealed another company that had bought out grapes of unknown origin. Wine produced from such grapes was subsequently released into circulation as quality varietal wine of inland provenience.
11/10/2010

Inspection Authority banned sale of beans from China

The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority banned marketing of product labelled as "Beans coloured ARAX" (packaging a 500g, best before date 25. 6. 2011, 27. 9. 2011 and 24. 6. 2011). Inspection at Kaufland Česká republika, v.o.s. found packages of beans affected by moulds.
11/04/2010

CAFIA ordered to withdraw foodstuff “Crisp bread with garlic and onion”

On the basis of notification of Slovenia received by the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) and on the basis of own control survey, the Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority ordered to withdraw foodstuff “Crisp bread with garlic and onion” (packaging a 106 g, best before date 21. 4. 2011), which was found to contain gluten in amount of 154 mg/kg in food. However, the product was labelled as naturally free of gluten.
10/15/2010

CAFIA identified suppliers in the case of grapes of unknown origin

By the end of August CAFIA notified in its press release of deception in keeping records of grapes’ origin with companies Vinium JSC and České vinařské závody JSC.
10/08/2010

Inspection Authority warns against preparation Miracle Mineral Supplement

The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority deals with another case of a dangerous preparation. Preparation sold under name Miracle Mineral Supplement (MMS) and marketed in particular on the Internet as "the final solution of all illnesses" was concerned. The product includes a package of sodium chlorite and a package of citric acid. The fly sheet specifies the procedure how and in which amount to mix the final solution made of these two components. This solution is supposed to be put into capsules by means of a syringe and they will be subsequently used according to the prescribed dosage.
10/01/2010

Dangerous preparation for sportspeople is being withdrawn from the market

The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority solved another case related to dangerous preparation intended for sportspeople. Product Muscletech Cryotest (best before date 03/2011, package a 168 capsules) originating in the USA was concerned. Company Redam s.r.o. from Smržice imported it through Poland and distributed it to the Czech Republic.
09/08/2010

CAFIA carried out an extensive inspection of packaged baguettes

Similarly as in the previous year, the Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority carried out an extensive inspection of sale of packaged filled baguettes, rolls, buns, various sandwiches etc. During these inspections, the inspectors aimed at stalls and shops with snacks situated near bus or train stations, petrol stations and also at selling self-service machines. In total, 173 inspections were carried out at 111 inspected persons. 274 samples were assessed, out of which 30 showed some deficiencies.
08/23/2010

CAFIA revealed deception in keeping record of grapes’ origin

In past weeks Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority carried out an extensive inspection focused on keeping wine record. CAFIA inspectors particularly aimed at origin traceability of purchased grapes processed to quality variety wines declared as domestic. Inspections, which were carried out both at grape producers, middlemen and wine producers themselves, brought surprising results.
08/10/2010

Foodstuffs affected by floodwater should better be disposed

In connection with the devastating floods, the Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority again reminds the rules how to handle foodstuffs in the struck areas.