Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority (SZPI)

Czech controls on olive oil have found two-thirds of samples were non-compliant.

The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority (SZPI) focused on the quality of olive oils on the domestic market.

Overall, 67 percent of evaluated samples failed to meet the requirements of European legislation. The most severe findings were

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Czech authorities have revealed Salmonella has been detected in samples of chicken meat from Brazil.

The State Veterinary Administration (SVS) ordered the recall of two consignments of chicken, totaling more than 11 tons, due to Salmonella.

Both batches are currently being withdrawn from customers which were primarily catering establishments. Findings

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Results from inspections, sampling and targeted operations are detailed in the Czech Republic food agency’s latest annual report.

In 2022, the Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority (SZPI) carried out almost 50,000 inspections of businesses, public catering establishments, customs warehouses and online shops. The agency detected 3,351 non-compliant lots of

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Czech authorities have asked businesses to pay more attention to maintenance and hygiene after they closed 21 sites in January.

It was the highest monthly number of closed establishments in the past five years. In the same period in 2021, inspectors from the Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority (SZPI)
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Czech authorities have found instant noodle soups from Vietnam that were irradiated without declaring this on the packaging.

The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority (SZPI) carried out an inspection to see if producers and importers provided consumers with information on food treated with ionizing radiation.

Irradiation is a food
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Inspectors at the Czech Republic’s food agency and police have found illegal production of mung bean sprouts.

The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority (SZPI) and police officers from Prague discovered the unregistered business operating from a house in the Šeberov area of the capital.

Officials identified sprouts were grown
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The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority (SZPI) has revealed how inspectors had to focus more on online sales because of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020.

The agency did more than 1,000 inspections that focused on online sales from 616 firms at 806 establishments, according to its annual report. This
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