Italian export of canned tuna in oil is notified of excessive mercury content
By: Date: 2021-03-06 Categories: foodwarning Tags: ,
  Food Partner Network News According to the European Union’s Rapid Warning System for Food and Feed (RASFF), on March 3, 2021, Italy notified the unqualified domestic canned tuna in oil through RASFF. The specific notification information is as follows:

Time of notification

Notification country

Notify products


Reason for notification

Sales status/actions taken

Type of notification



Canned tuna in oil


Mercury (1.85mg/kg)

Distribute to other member states/recall from consumers

Warning notification

   According to reports, in addition to selling unqualified canned tuna in oil in Italy, it has also been sold to Finland, Poland and Switzerland. reminds relevant export companies to understand the regulations of various countries on the content of mercury in products, do a good job in product testing before export, ensure the quality of exported products, and ensure that products meet the requirements of trading countries.