Russian Rosselkhoznadzor obliges Auchan to suspend production of convenience food Reviewed by Momizat on . [caption id="attachment_5453" align="alignnone" width="615"] In late July, Rosselkhoznadzor alleged violations by the Auchan chain. The Federal Service alleged [caption id="attachment_5453" align="alignnone" width="615"] In late July, Rosselkhoznadzor alleged violations by the Auchan chain. The Federal Service alleged Rating: 0

Russian Rosselkhoznadzor obliges Auchan to suspend production of convenience food

In late July, Rosselkhoznadzor alleged violations by the Auchan chain. The Federal Service alleged that the retailer falsified product labels to extend expiration dates during storage, processing and sales.

In late July, Rosselkhoznadzor alleged violations by the Auchan chain. The Federal Service alleged that the retailer falsified product labels to extend expiration dates during storage, processing and sales.

The Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) required partial suspension of Auchan’s processing and production of convenience food, the Russian daily, RBC, reported, August 11.

“Rosselkhoznadzor’s department in Moscow, the Moscow and Tula areas requires partial suspension of the activity of a supermarket chain, Auchan, due to detection of listeria bacteria and excessive e.coli bacteria, among others, in Auchan’s meat products,” the media wrote.

In late July, Rosselkhoznadzor alleged violations by the Auchan chain. The Federal Service alleged that the retailer falsified product labels to extend expiration dates during storage, processing and sales, the Russian Legal Information Agency, RAPSI, reported.

Additionally, Rosselkhoznadzor alleged that Auchan’s meat products contained poultry and horse meat.

Reportedly, Auchan acknowledged Rosselkhoznadzor’s claims regarding expiration dates and storage. Nevertheless, the food chain will contest other allegations, such as horse DNA, which allegedly was found in the meat products, RAPSI wrote.

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