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.
NVWA officer Dr. Nico Horn elected as Director-General of EPPO (European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization)
19-12-2018 | 14:18
As of 1 January 2019 Nico Horn will take up the position of Director-General of the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection ...
Everything you need to know about research with imported plant pathogens and prohibited plant material in the Netherlands
26-09-2018 | 14:50
If you want to grow, import, export or move certain plants or plant materials, plant pests or soil, you will need to obtain a ...
Dutch authorities (NVWA-IOD) arrest 2 men in fipronil case
10-08-2017 | 15:09
Today NVWA's intelligence and investigation services (NVWA-IOD) arrested 2 suspects in the criminal investigation of the Public ...
NVWA website publishes codes of fipronil-contaminated eggs from investigated farms
03-08-2017 | 19:18
Today, the NVWA website has published all egg codes of companies whose eggs tested positive for fipronil during the past week. ...
NVWA to publish codes of fipronil-contaminated eggs from investigated farms tomorrow
02-08-2017 | 19:39
On Thursday afternoon, 3 August 2017, the NVWA will publish all egg codes of companies implicated in the investigation of ...
NVWA cautions consumers against eating eggs with specific egg code
31-07-2017 | 18:56
The Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) cautions consumers against eating white eggs with the code ...
NVWA to halt transport at additional laying hen farms as a precaution
26-07-2017 | 08:45
The Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) has imposed a transport ban on dozens of laying hen farms as ...
NVWA investigates use of fipronil in poultry sector
22-07-2017 | 15:01
The Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) is investigating the use of fipronil in the poultry sector, ...