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06/30/2009

Project of cross-border cooperation with Slovakia was successfully concluded

Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority (CAFIA) in cooperation with its project partner State Veterinary and Food Administration of the Slovak Republic (SVFA SR) concluded project ‘Strengthening cooperation and development of nets among Czech and Slovak border regions in the domain of food control’ at the final conference in Brno today. With the conference the cross-border cooperation of regional inspectorates in Brno and Olomouc with the regional administration of SVFA SR in Žilina, Trenčín and Trnava, launched at the beginning of this year in Trenčianské Teplice, reached its climax.
06/26/2009

CAFIA inspectors check areas hit by floods

The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority is monitoring the situation in the areas hit by floods, particularly in the Moravian-Silesian Region. Right in the field, the inspectors check the situation at flooded food business operators, both at producers and sellers. The aim is to help with elimination of flood consequences and to prevent from the distribution of the foodstuffs destroyed by water so that the health of the consumers is not threatened. The inspectors are also ready to provide the operators with recommendations concerning foodstuffs which have to be destroyed.
06/22/2009

CAFIA did not release another consignment of peanuts onto the market

The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority (CAFIA) carries out controls at foodstuff producers, in the trade network and in cooperation with the Customs Administration of the Czech Republic it also controls import of foodstuffs from the third countries, i. e. from the countries that are not Members of the European Union. Thanks to these controls it is possible to detain consignments of objectionable goods even before their further processing or selling to the final consumer.
06/04/2009

Representatives of the Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority and the General Directorate of the Customs signed new Agreement on Cooperation

The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority and the Customs Authorities of the CR have been cooperating during official controls of imported foodstuffs of plant origin for many years; the first mutual agreement was signed already in 1998.
06/03/2009

Dangerous jelly did not get onto the Czech market

The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority (CAFIA) in cooperation with the Customs Administration of the Czech Republic managed another successful intervention.
06/02/2009

Beware of allergens labelling

Safety is the main priority of all supervisory bodies inspecting foodstuffs. Inspection of allergen labelling comes under this scope as well.
05/20/2009

CAFIA did not release a consignment of almonds from USA

In cooperation with the Customs Authority in Prague, the Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority detained a consignment of almonds originating from the USA. The consignment was detained on the borders. The reason for this was the content of aflatoxins exceeding fivefold the limits. The consignment weighing 9,5 tons contained 420 packages of natural shelled almonds.
03/31/2009

CAFIA solved case of a foodstuff containing melamine

The Czech Agricultural and Food Inspection Authority received by the means of the EU Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed the information that another foodstuff with proved excessive amount of melamine was distributed to our territory.
03/17/2009

CAFIA participates in radiation monitoring

The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority is one of the bodies involved in the Radiation Monitoring Network in the CR controlled by the State Office for Nuclear Safety which is responsible for monitoring the occurrence of radiation both in the environment and the whole food chain.
03/17/2009

CAFIA banned chewing-gums that should not only refresh oral cavity, but also enhance potency

The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority managed another intervention against dangerous foodstuffs. More than a month has passed since a food supplement with the disallowed substance tadalafil has been revealed and the inspection had to solve three other similar cases.