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Food recall refers to the activities of food producers in accordance with prescribed procedures to replace, return, supplement or revise consumption instructions for problem foods to eliminate or reduce food safety hazards in a timely manner. In 2020, the United States, Ireland, Japan and other countries issued recall notifications for Chinese food. The reasons for the recall include pesticide residues, missing allergens, and detection of pathogenic bacteria. Among them, most of them are pesticide residues.
In response to the situation of my country’s food being recalled abroad in 2020, FoodPartner.com has conducted an inventory and sorted out the following typical cases for netizens to share.
my country’s exports of peanuts exceed the standard of aflatoxin, the Irish Food Safety Authority ordered a recall
On January 17, 2020, the Irish Food Safety Authority issued a 2020.04 early warning notification that a peanut product originally produced in my country was recalled when it detected excessive aflatoxin.
Suspected of containing undeclared sulfites my country’s exported camellia mushrooms are recalled in the United States
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), on March 24, 2020, the U.S. FDA issued a recall notice stating that Tiffany Food Corp. is recalling a camellia mushroom exported from my country because the product may contain undeclared Sulfate.
South Korea recalls dried chrysanthemums with excess Procymidone produced in China
On April 10, 2020, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) of South Korea announced that:Korean imported food and other import and sales companies have come to trade dried chrysanthemum rot imported and sold from Shanghai, China (SHANGHAI CHEMSPACE CO., LTD) Myoli exceeded the standard and ordered it to stop selling and recall the product.
A Chinese exported bamboo sheng was recalled in Australia due to sulfur dioxide pollution
On June 9, 2020, the Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) issued a recall notice. Trans Asian Food Centre Pty Ltd is recalling a bamboo fungus because the product was contaminated with chemicals/pollutants (sulfur dioxide). According to the announcement, the country of origin of the recalled products is China.
South Korea recalls Chinese pepper with imidacloprid exceeding the standard
On June 12, 2020, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) of South Korea announced that Dahua MP, a company that imports and sells food and other imported foods from South Korea, has moved from Shanghai, China (SHANGHAI QUTEBABY import & EXPORT). CO., LTD) detected imidacloprid in the imported and sold pepper, and ordered it to stop selling and recall the product.
Containing undeclared sulfites, my country’s export of bamboo fungus was recalled in New Zealand
On July 1, 2020, the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) issued a recall notice. Tai Ping Trading Ltd is recalling a bamboo fungus exported from my country because the product contains undeclared sulfites.
Detection of pesticide residues my country’s exported purple sweet potato was recalled in Ireland
On July 10, 2020, the Irish Food Safety Authority issued an early warning notification No. 2020.38. Due to the detection of pesticide residues exceeding the limit standard and other pesticide residues not authorized by the EU, a batch of purple potatoes exported from my country was recalled.
Japan recalls ginger produced in China with excessive pesticide residues
On September 28, 2020, the Japanese Consumer Agency announced that China produced ginger-based pesticide residue clothianidin 0.10ppm, which exceeded the prescribed standard value of 0.02ppm, and decided to recall related products.
Japan released on the management of Chinese dried fungus
On October 7, 2020, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan issued the No. 2 Notice of Medicine, Health and Food Delivery 1007, recalling Chinese dried fungus that may be contaminated with Salmonella in the United States and Canada. The manufacturer that is the subject of the recall is SHANGHAI DASHANHE EDIBLE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
South Korea recalls sauce products produced in Chengdu, Sichuan, China that have tampered with their shelf life
On October 16, 2020, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) of South Korea issued a news that:South Korean imported food and other import sales companies Jinxing Trading tampered with Haoji Malachuan imported from China’s Sichuan (CHENGDU SNS BIOTECHNOLOGY CO., LTD) The shelf life of the flavored juice products is ordered to stop sales and recall related products.
Existence of foreign body Laoganma chili sauce exported from my country was recalled in Australia
On October 16, 2020, the Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) issued a recall notice. Auxico (Perth) Pty Ltd is recalling a Laoganma chili sauce because of the presence of foreign matter (bone fragments) in the product.
Japan released on the management of Chinese dried fungus (2)
On October 20, 2020, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan issued the No. 1 Notice of Medicine, Health and Food Delivery No. 1020, recalling dried fungus from China that may be contaminated with Salmonella in the United States and Canada. The new manufacturers targeted for the recall are :ZHANGZHOU HonGYUN AGRICULTURAL & BY-PRODUCTS CO., LTD.
my country’s Haidilao spicy hot pot seasoning was recalled in New Zealand
On October 30, 2020, the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) issued a recall notice stating that Sunson Asian Food Market is recalling specific batches of Haidilao spicy pot seasonings because the products contain undeclared allergens (gluten ). The Chinese ingredient list on the product label declares gluten-containing wheat flour, but the English ingredient list lacks this declaration.
Korea recalls dogwood that exceeds the standard of triazophos and wolfberry that exceeds the standard of chlorflubenzuron
On December 2, 2020, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) of South Korea issued a news that:South Korea imported food and other import and sales company Yuecheng Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. imported from Tianjin, China (TIANJIN RUYI PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD) , Triazophos was detected in the sale of dogwood, and Sino-Korea Trade detected that chlorflubenzuron was exceeded in the wolfberry imported and sold from SUIXIAN HonGFA NATIVE CO., LTD., Henan. Stop selling and recall related products.
In recent years, it is not uncommon for my country’s exported food to be notified due to pesticide residues. Export companies should pay attention to this. FoodPartner.com reminds all export companies to strictly follow the requirements of the importing country to export their products, check the residues of pesticides in the products, ensure the safety of food and related products, and avoid export risks.
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