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Investigation into tainted timber
04-12-2019 | 08:47
The police department Midden-Nederland, the Netherlands food and consumer product safety authority (NVWA) and the public prosecutors office have raided 6 locations in relation to an investigation which focused on the import of timber.
Dutch food safety is high, but opportunities for food fraud increase
02-07-2018 | 10:58
Generally speaking, food in the Netherlands is safe. This is in part thanks to the legislative system, the compliance of businesses and supervision by the Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority.
Preventive measure issued against two Dutch companies for breaching the EU timber regulation
26-10-2017 | 14:04
The Netherlands food and consumer product safety authority (NVWA) has issued a preventive measure against two companies which place teak from Myanmar on the European market. The companies import teak from Myanmar and do not comply with the EU timber regulation.