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Russia Lifts Scrutiny on Dairy Plants in Latvia, Ukraine

07 August 2014

RUSSIA – Russian food safety authority Rosselkhoznadzor has tightened scrutiny of dairy products arriving from a Latvian and a Ukrainian dairy on food quality grounds.

Laboratory testing has detected tetracycline antibiotics in Ukrainian cheese and bacteria in a Latvian milk powder batch.

Temporary restrictions have been placed on the responsible Ukrainian plant, the Khmelnitsky creamery, and laboratory controls have been heightened on products from the Latvian processor.

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