Sverdlovsk Region: 2.5% of Fruit & Vegetable Produce Fail to Meet Sanitary Standards

25 July 2017 (13:03)

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, July 25, 2017. Sverdlovsk Region division of Rospotrebnadzor (the state consumer rights watchdog) had 1,805 samples of fruit and vegetable produce tested in the second quarter of the year. 2.5% of samples failed to meet the existing sanitary and epidemiological standards (the share of faulty imported items came to 2.2% of the total amount tested), the division’s press service reports.

2,019 samples got tested for microbiological parameters as well, and 5.4% of them turned out faulty.

The division intends to keep an eye on the situation.

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