17 Jan 2018 09:45

Russian watchdog tightens control over food products from some Belarusian suppliers

MOSCOW. Jan 17 (Interfax) - Russian plant and animal health watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor has again imposed enhanced laboratory control over products from a number of Belarusian food companies after finding antibiotics in them, the agency said.

The enhanced control went into effect on January 16 for products from the Miorsky Meat Processing Plant, beef liver from which was found to contain traces of tetracycline antibiotics. Similar violations were found in wieners made by Inko-Food and in products from poultry producer Dubravsky Broiler.

Antibiotics were also found in powdered milk produced by Babushkina Krynka.