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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The European Commission has again warned the Czech Republic for failing to comply with rules on official controls.

An additional reasoned opinion has been sent to the country as part of Europe’s infringement procedure. The Commission can take legal action against an EU country that fails to implement EU law.
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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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An audit in the Czech Republic has found a significantly lower Salmonella detection rate in food company tests compared with official sampling of laying hens and broilers. Test results from authorities for 2018 show their detection rate was 15 times higher for laying hens than the companies’ results.

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Public Health England was informed of multiple European clusters of illness last year including Listeria and Salmonella in the Czech Republic, according to a recent report.

The report summarizes activities of the United Kingdom’s national reference laboratory (NRL) for food microbiology from April 2018 to March 2019. Public Health England
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