Food recalls and alerts in the European Union

Herbal food supplement

Description:
Toxic herbal extracts (high content of pyrrolizidine alkaloids: 207 µg/kg - ppb) in herbal food supplement dispatched from the Netherlands
Classification:
Alert
The product have reached its market and is presenting a serious health risk to consumers. Products have or are in the process of being withdrawn from the market.
Hazard:

Toxic herbal extracts

Category: biotoxins (other)

Result: Units: Date:
High content of pyrrolizidine alkaloids: 207 µg/kg - ppb N/A
Product comes from:
Netherlands
The product has been distributed to:
Belgium
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Lithuania
Netherlands
Portugal
Slovak Republic
Slovenia
Sweden
United Kingdom
Notification issued by:
Netherlands
Basis of notification:
Official control on the market
Official control on the internal market of EEA (European Economic Area).
Distribution status:
Distribution to other member countries
Action taken:
Informing recipient(s)
Brand:
N/A

The brand or company name is not published.

Type:
Food
RASFF reference:
2012.1702
Notification created:
(2012-12-11)
Notification updated:
(2012-12-21)
Source:
Visit RASFF website for more information.