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02/02/2010

CAFIA banned another food supplement

On the basis of suspicion of the State Institute for Drug Control the Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority carried out inspection aimed at the food supplement intended for enhancing potency called Intim-x produced in Slovakia. The inspectors took samples of the batch labelled LOT 0021208 with the date of minimum durability 12.2011 into laboratories to verify if it does not contain healing substances which are banned for foodstuffs.
01/28/2010

Food supplement containing banned herb was destroyed

The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority revealed another dangerous food supplement for erection support. This time, product Golden Erect originating from the Netherland was in question. The product was imported by VaV trading company, Ltd, whereas ODK Magnum, Ltd. running e-shops with food supplements was the only purchaser of this product.
01/12/2010

Inspection of bottled waters did not reveal any major non-compliance

Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority runs its inspections based on risk assessment principles, i.e. the focal point of inspections are commodities at risk on the food market. Criteria for making a decision on inspection are findings from previous inspections or actual findings of inspectors in the fieldwork. Besides that CAFIA responds to findings of other public authorities, consumer suggestions and mass media as well as consumer associations.
12/29/2009

CAFIA concluded inspections of this year's half-fermented wine

According to law half-fermented wine can be sold only from the beginning of August to the end of November. As in previous years also this year the Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority carried out inspections aimed at this beverage in the course of the whole period. Inspectors controlled not only hygiene of sale and documents about origin of half-fermented wine, but also whether the beverage is correctly labelled at the stand, mainly if producer is visibly stated.
12/17/2009

Two further dangerous food supplements emerged in the ČR

The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority revealed two further food supplements which were ascertained to be harmful to health. In both cases, imported products were concerned and the Food Inspection Authority banned their further sale and ordered their withdrawal from the market.
11/30/2009

Food Inspection Authority detected three further cases of adulterated half-fermented wine of the company E.S.E., Ltd.

This year's season of half-fermented wine is already finished as according to the law, this beverage may be sold only until the end of November. The last but one results of this year revealed three further cases of adulterated half-fermented wine.
11/27/2009

Inspection Authority banned rice noodles containing aluminium

The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority banned sale of Vietnamese instant noodles as laboratory tests revealed that these noodles contained aluminium in the amount exceeding the limits set by the Ministry of Health for similar sorts of pasta.
11/24/2009

CAFIA controlled packed baguettes

One of the controls of Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority was especially aimed at packed filled baguettes, sandwiches and rolls which are offered to consumers at petrol stations, stands at stations, in small delicatessens or even in shops with different range than foodstuffs where baguettes are sold only as complementary goods.
11/10/2009

CAFIA has not released a consignment of raisins with insect larvae onto the market

The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority (CAFIA) in cooperation with the Customs Administration of the Czech Republic checked a twenty-tonne consignment of Chinese raisins even before the entry onto the European market.
11/09/2009

Further analyses of half fermented wine were surprising

The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority has further results of analyses of this year's half fermented wine or partially fermented grape must available. The latter differs from half fermented wine by the only fact that it was made of grapes that were not grown in the Czech Republic.