Sverdlovsk Region: 3,000 Liters of Poor Quality Alcohol Confiscated

1 March 2018 (09:52)

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, March 1, 2018. 305 batches of poor quality alcohol produce (3,230 liters altogether) were confiscated in Sverdlovsk Region in 2017, Rospotrebnadzor’s regional division reports.

Rospotrebnadzor officers inspected 557 alcohol-selling locations last year, with problems detected in 33% of cases (183 stores).

‘650 alcohol samples were taken, and 117 (18%) of them turned out unsatisfactory. This included 13 samples of imported drinks (2% of all samples),’ the division says.

Problems were detected in samples of vodka, cognac, wine, and wine-based drinks. Following the checks, 244 administrative liability suits were initiated, with RUR 5.2m in fines.

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