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Russians become fatter than Europeans

  • 14 Oct 09:33

Rospotrebnadzor, Russian federal service responsible for the supervision of consumer rights protection and human well-being published the statistics on the number of overweight and obese people in Russia. It turned out that more than half of people over 30 years old have such problem. At the same time, from 15 to 25% of the European population has weight problems. In Russia, their number increased 2.3 times over the past seven years. This, in turn, provokes an increase in the number of serious diseases like diabetes, malignant neoplasms and diseases of the cardiovascular system, RIA Novosti news agency reports. Besides, severe obesity reduces life expectancy by an. Read more...

Russia: Anxiety over new antibiotic residues law

  • 10 Aug 09:14

The Russian food industry has sent out alarm signals about new requirements on antibiotic residues in meat and milk production.The new requirements will be in force in all member states of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) as from August 14. The EEU consists of Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan. Lab checks for 70 antibiotics in meat TheEurasia Economic Commissionhas adopted a list of 70 antibiotics and other drugs that must be subjected to laboratory control during entry inspections on all meat processing plants in the economic block. Russia’s National Meat Association, the Association for Retail Trade Companies,. Read more...