A food business operator who considers or has reason to believe that one of the food products they have imported, produced, processed, manufactured or distributed does not meet the food safety requirements must:
An animal feed business operator who considers or has reason to believe that one of the animal feed products they have imported, produced, processed, manufactured or distributed does not meet the animal feed safety requirements must:
The withdrawal from the market can take place at any stage in the food chain and not only on delivery to the end consumer.
The mandatory notification concerns natural or legal persons called "business operators" who are responsible for ensuring compliance with the provisions on food law through inspections in the food/animal feed business concerned.
The contact body for the procedure is the Luxembourg Veterinary and Food Administration (ALVA).
The duly completed notification form must be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In order to determine whether a notification is required or not, the operator can also consult the 'decision tree on the Food Safety portal' on this subject.
Formulaire de notification obligatoire de retrait / Rappel en cas de problème dans la chaîne alimentaire