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Rosselkhoznadzor to limit beef import from Argentina and Paraguay

  • 11 Dec 09:26

On December 18, Rosselkhoznadzor will ban the supply of beef from five meat companies in Argentina and two from Paraguay because of violations of individual product requirements. This was reported in the department. The reason was the discovery of the growth hormone ractopamine in several batches of beef, which is used for artificial weight gain by increasing muscle mass. Russian law prohibits both the importation of products with ractopamine and other hormones of this group, as well as their use in production due to increased carcinogenicity for people. Recall that a similar violation was repeatedly found last year in this product of other Latin American companies.. Read more...