Europe watch you cheeses!


Here is today’s list of food safety recalls, product withdrawals, allergy alerts and miscellaneous compliance issues. The live links will take you directly to the official recall notices and company news releases that contain detailed information for each recall and alert.

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  • Allergy Alert:Asda withdraws Asda Great Stuff Minced Beef Hotpot (200g; all date codes), because the product contains wheat/gluten, which is mentioned on the label but not in the allergen advice box.
  • Allergy Alert (Ireland): The Food Safety Authority of Ireland warns consumers that Rose Snowcreams (300g box Family Pack box; Best before 19/11/2013) contains undeclared egg, milk, soy and nuts, and should not be consumed by individuals who are allergic or intolerant to any of those ingredients.
  • Food Safety Recall (Belgium):Carrefour alerts its…

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Imagge Pope


Summery of the Week’s Main Headlines:


  • ElBaradei beefs up constitution partyleadership in preparation for parliamentary elections.
  • Negotiations with US to drop Egypt’s debt.
  • Tawadros II prays for Egypt and Morsi on Christmas
  • Egypt engages talks over $4.8 billion IMF loan
  • Egypt’s National Salvation Front parties bickerahead of parliamentary election.


  • National Salvation Front to run two separate lists in elections.
  • Egypt must endorse IMF loan deal as its own: Lagarde
  • Qatar lends Cairo further £1.25bn and donates extra £300m in effort to control Egypt‘s currency crisis.
  • Sovereign Sekuk draft (Islamic fund) law released by the government
  • Egypt’s Minister of education instructs all schools to learn from Sheik Al-Arifi’s speech(Arabic).


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