• Latvia wants European action on eggs from Ukraine

    9 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    Latvian officials have called on the European Commission to monitor Ukrainian egg producers more closely to protect against Salmonella.
    Earlier this month, Latvian Minister for Agriculture Kaspars Gerhards sent a letter to Vytenis Andriukaitis, the commissioner for health and food safety calling on the EC to take action and put in place measures to prevent consumers from being exposed to a foodborne salmonellosis risks. Latvia is the biggest EU importer of eggs from Ukraine.
    Gerhards said inspections by Latvian authorities had found serious food safety violations.
    “There is a single market...
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