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01/19/2011

CAFIA launched a project of cross-border cooperation with Saxony in the field of food market surveillance

The initial conference to the project of cross-border cooperation of the Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority and the Saxon Ministry for Social Affairs and Consumer Protection was held in Most on 18. January 2011. CAFIA inspectorates in Plzeň and Ústí nad Labem and Saxon supervisory bodies subordinate to the Saxon Ministry mentioned above are involved in the project.
01/17/2011

Unlabelled spirits and tobacco with no revenue stamps found during inspections in Prague

At the beginning of the last week, authorized personnel of CAFIA Prague carried out extensive inspections of food vendors at the SAPARIA market, Prague Disctrict IV, during which they banned the circulation of food in quantities exceeding 3500 kg.
01/13/2011

Inspection Authority banned selling of plum jam from Poland

On the basis of an inspection carried out at company Kaufland Czech Republic v.o.s, inspectors of the Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority (CAFIA) ordered to withdraw from the circulation product Plum jam one-component with low sugar content (best before date 21. 12. 2011, product weight 240 g). This jam was imported from Poland by company BENEFIT Ltd. Želechovice nad Dřevnicí, which then supplied it to companies Kaufland Czech Republic v.o.s. and VERNER Food Ltd.
01/07/2011

CAFIA publishes complete results of half-fermented wine carried out in 2010

In November 2010, the Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority concluded inspections focused on the sale of half-fermented wine (burčák) and partly-fermented grape must that can be sold only from the beginning of August until the end of November. Now the second round of results and the final results of laboratory analyses are available.
01/05/2011

Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority shares experience at the "Food Safety Infrastructure in Palestine: The Way Forward" seminar

Mr. Vít Obenrauch, Deputy Director at the Brno Inspectorate, Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority, participated in a seminar in Ramallah, West Bank, Palestine, on 6th December 2010. The seminar aimed at assessing the current state of food safety in Palestine and at offering some alternatives for the development of the local control structures. The organizer ofthe event wasthe UN, the Agency ofthe United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in cooperation with the Czech representation in Ramallah. Since the seminar was held with the financial support of the Czech Republic, Mr. Obenrauch explained the workshop participants the current situation in the Czech Republic in the field of food safety. His presentation was a part of the official programme.
12/22/2010

CAFIA pays attention to controls of deceptive food labeling

Although the main priority of the Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority (CAFIA) is food safety, the Inspection pays great attention to controls of labeling, namely the detection of falsely labeled foodstuffs. CAFIA aims to protect economic interests of consumers and protect the interests of those food business operators complying with the rules that have been set to arrange for equal conditions at the marketplace.
12/16/2010

CAFIA banned sale of noodles from China

Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority banned sale of ready-made noodles (package á 500g, best before date 30th September 2012), country of origin: China and glass noodles (package á 250g, best before date 31st December 2012) also originating from China.
12/13/2010

Inspection Authority banned selling food STILLA natura Pears dried sweetened containing high levels of sulphur dioxide

The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority ordered to withdraw from the circulation product STILLA natura Pears dried sweetened (lot identification: L:46/08, best before date 8. 6. 2011, product weight 175 g) originating from China. Laboratory analyses have shown that that product contained sulphur dioxide in amount exceeding the allowable limit.
12/02/2010

Inspection Authority stopped selling food Pistachios roasted salted with exceeded levels of aflatoxins

The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority (CAFIA) detected aflatoxins exceeding the limits in product under trade name Pistachios roasted salted originating from Iran (lot identification: L81000118A, best before date 3. 6. 2011, packaging ŕ 500 g). The supplier of the food is company ENCINGER, Ltd. based in Bratislava which supplied pistachios to company Kaufland Czech Republic v.o.s. in total amount of 1 620 kg.
12/01/2010

The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority launched inspection of wine delivered to retail network by Templářské sklepy

On 29 November 2010, the Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority checked whether company Templářské sklepy Čejkovice took the imposed measures. The case of production of quality variety wines and varietal wines of inland provenience of 2009 vintage made from grapes of unknown origin was concerned (CAFIA press release of 16. 11. 2010).