Thursday, October 26, 2006

Latvia Bans Russian Honey

Siberian News, 10/25/2006

Russian honey is seized from sale in Latvia. Remains of substances were detected in honey made in Russia and the Ukraine. Sale of polluted honey was stopped; the honey consignment was seized.

Latvian State Food and Veterinary Service urged consumers to pay attention to the label and not to buy flower honey made in Russia of consignment No. M095, buckwheat honey of consignment No. 010106 and various sorts of Ukrainian honey No. L517, Latvian press reports.

Latvian experts note that remains of medicines usually get into honey when bees are treated in the wrong way…

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