Number "20216358
Type of message rejection limit
Date of first message 24.11.2021
Announcement was made by Germany (DE)
Description Non-authorised use of sodium carbonate (E 500) and spoilage of squid from China
Product category cephalopods and products thereof
Food humboldt squid (Dosidicus gigas)
Hazard E 500 - sodium carbonates, spoilage
Country of origin China
Distribution Germany
Quantity (market) No data available
Investigation results E 500 - sodium carbonates: 1243,6 mg/kg - ppm. Unauthorised carbonates were detected in the unprocessed squid (calamari steaks) (EU 1333/2008). In addition, the freezing date on the labelling was missing (EU1169/2011). From a sensory point of view, the goods were spoiled.
Remarks border control - consignment detained - no distribution from notifying country - destruction

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