Italy: Here is the black list of the most dangerous foods

Updated Nov 20, 2021
In Italy almost one food alarm was triggered a day with as many as 297 notifications sent to the European Union during 2020, of which only 56 (19%) concerned products with national origin, while 160 came from other European Union states (54 %) and 81 from non-EU countries (27%).
This is what emerges from the Coldiretti dossier on "The black list of the most dangerous foods" presented by Coldiretti ( at the XIX International Forum of Agriculture and Food on the basis of the findings of the latest report of the Alert System rapid European (RASFF), which records alerts for verified food hazards due to chemical residues, mycotoxins, heavy metals, microbiological pollutants, dioxins or additives and dyes in the European Union in 2020. In Italy - underlines Coldiretti - over eight out of ten food alarms have therefore been triggered due to dangerous foods from abroad (81%). From sesame seeds from India in fashion for healthy salads to low-cost chicken meat from Poland, from Turkish fruit and vegetables to Brazilian black pepper, they are on the podium of the "black list" of the most dangerous food products for health in the EU , which also includes peanuts from the USA and Argentina, Turkish and Iranian pistachios and French oysters, according ...
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