Monday, April 28, 2008

Hungarian Honey May Have Been Adulterated

Budapest Times, 4/28/2008

Hungary’s largest honey processing plant in Dunavarsány has been closed on suspicion of diluting its products following an investigation by food safety inspectors, the Customs and Finance Guard and the tax authority APEH. The swoop was part of a series of raids on honey manufacturers across Pest County.

Chief veterinary officer, Miklós Süth, speaking on Inforádió last Tuesday, explained that documentation and equipment discovered at the Aranynektar Kft factory in Dunavarsány provided strong grounds for suspicion that the company has been bulking up its produce with syrups...

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