Food recalls and alerts in the European Union

Oysters (crassostrea gigas)

Description:
Norovirus (genogroup I and II detected in 2 out of 3 samples) in oysters (Crassostrea Gigas) from France
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 Products have or are in the process of being withdrawn from the market.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:

Norovirus

Category: pathogenic micro-organisms

Result: Units: Date:
Genogroup I and II detected in 2 out of 3 samples N/A 2012-12-17
Product comes from:
France
The product has been distributed to:
Austria
Denmark
Germany
Hong Kong
Italy
Russia
Switzerland
Notification issued by:
Denmark
Basis of notification:
Food poisoning
Reports of a food poisoning leading to the notification of a risk in a food on the market that has caused the food poisoning
Distribution status:
Distribution to other member countries
Action taken:
Official detention
Brand:
N/A

The brand or company name is not published.

Type:
Food
RASFF reference:
2012.1771
Notification created:
(2012-12-24)
Notification updated:
(2013-01-09)
Source:
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