DAIRY SECTOR KEEPS BOOSTING CONTAMINATION CHECKS TO MINIMISE RISK OF FOOD HEALTH PROBLEMS

DAIRY products sold in Europe, a regional market where high standards of food safety apply, continue to be contaminated with plastics, glass, chemicals, biological matter and other materials. This is despite the fact that European food producers and authorities have zero risk as their ultimate goal, sector experts and the European Union (EU) regulators admit. Last year (2017), 61 cases of tainted milk, cheese, butter and other dairy foodstuffs were reported to RASFF, the EU's food and feed safety alert system, two notifications more than in 2016, along with some ...


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