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02/19/2011

CAFIA warns consumers against unsafe food

The National Contact Point for RASFF received through the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) information about distribution of unsafe food in the CR. They are milk puddings: Landliebe Grieâpudding Traditionell and Landliebe Grieâpudding Zimt (best before date 10. 03. 2011, weight 150 g) and Landliebe Grieâpudding Traditionell, Landliebe Grieâpudding Zimt, Landliebe Grieâpudding Milchschokolade and Landliebe Grieâpudding Vanille (best before date 04. 03. 2011, weight 150 g). FrieslandCampina Germany GmbH is the producer of the food in question.
02/18/2011

CAFIA detected mouse droppings and mould at two premises

Inspectors of the Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority (CAFIA) detected absolutely non-complying sanitary conditions during inspections of two premises in the Central Bohemian Region.
02/11/2011

CAFIA banned an unsafe fat burner

Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority (CAFIA) conducts effective and long-term checks of food supplements offered on the Czech market. During recent inspections of internet sale, CAFIA inspectors found a food supplement containing yohimbine.
02/07/2011

Inspections have not revealed foodstuffs containing unauthorised genetic modifications

In the previous year, the Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority (CAFIA) carried out an extensive inspection focused on detection of genetic modifications in foodstuffs offered on the Czech market. The use of genetically modified raw materials is possible in the European Union, however, only a modification approved by the European Commission could be the case.
02/04/2011

Ongoing inspections did not reveal excessive amounts of dioxins in foodstuffs in the Czech Republic

The „dioxin case“ which has its origin in Germany, has been closely followed in the Czech Republic by the National Contact Point (NCP) operated at the Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority (CAFIA). EU member states, linked together with this system, inform one another about the risky food and feed in the European market.
02/04/2011

Czech National Contact Point for RASSF strongly rejects false information about allegedly contaminated feeding fat imported to the Czech Republic from Germany

The Czech National Contact Point for RASSF (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed), which is managed by the Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority, strongly rejects false and misleading information about the alleged importation of contaminated feeding fat for poultry and pigs from Germany to the Czech Republic.
01/31/2011

A shipment of hazardous jelly cups from Vietnam stopped at the border

Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority (CAFIA) has been focusing its inspections on the import of foodstuffs from third countries. These controls successfully reduce the risk of delivery of dangerous food on the local market. After being notified by Customs Authorities in Karlovy Vary, the supply of 72 kg gelatine sweets has been detained.
01/24/2011

Wine adulterated with water was sold on the market

During inspection of quality and health unwholesomeness of wine offered in retail network, the Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority (CAFIA) revealed serious deficiencies in two cases. Company LIVI spol. s r.o., Dubňany imported more than 36 000 litres this wine into the Czech Republic. Wine was filled into two-litre PET bottles and it was subsequently distributed to retail network by company ZLATÝ HROZEN spol. s .r.o., Dubňany.
01/19/2011

Czech National Contact Point for RASFF demands explanation from the European Commission in the case of dioxins

Director General of the Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority Jakub Šebesta has sent today a protest letter to José Luis de Felipe, Director of the RASFF (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed) which belongs to DG SANCO (Directorate General for Health and Consumer Protection) of the European Commission. He asks for an explanation of the unprecedented process concerning dioxin case, when the centre of this all-European system failed to sent in time information to the Czech National Contact Point which is managed by the Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority.
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.