Bangladesh in the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed notifications in the period 2000–2012: a review
SM Nazmul Alamhttps://doi.org/10.17221/6978-VETMEDCitation:Nazmul Alam S. (2013): Bangladesh in the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed notifications in the period 2000–2012: a review. Veterinarni Medicina, 58: 399-404.
Information provided in the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) portal database of the European Commission on “crustaceans and products thereof” for Bangladesh during 2000–2012 was investigated to analyse the trends of occurrences. A total of 159 (10.56%) notifications (alert – 40; border rejection – 47; information – 72) were recorded for Bangladesh against a worldwide 1505 notifications. During the period 120 (20.27%) notifications were identified for residue of veterinary medicinal products against 592 notifications recorded in the portal. Forty-eight consignments were re-despatched to Bangladesh while 11 consignments were destroyed at the European border as a consequence of the notifications by the European countries.Keywords:
crustaceans; RASFF; rejection; notification; veterinary medicinal product