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Russia: Permanent ban on EU & US meat

  • 17 Sep 10:00

Russia: Permanent ban on EU & US meat Russia is heading towards a more permanent exclusion of meat originating from the European Union as well as from the United States. A woman looks at a variety of sausages in a supermarket in St. Petersburg Russia.Hope Shkolkina, deputy chairman of the State Duma Committee on Agricultural Issues, said, "Imports of all major products have already decreased, but we don't see any empty shelves." -Photo:ANP That conclusion can be drawn from a draft decreeby Russia'sMinistry of Agriculture, based on shipping volumes and quotas as used in 2015. The decree includes a list of areas that cannot ship meat into Russia – a list that includes the EU and the. Read more...