Russia threatens to block Norwegian salmon


SeafoodSource staff

Published on
February 6, 2012

A potential fish deficit is looming for seafood lovers as the Russia’s food monitoring agency has found a new health threat to the nation.    

Norwegian salmon might disappear from Russian supermarket shelves as the “dangerous produce” doesn’t meet the Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus Custom Union’s standards, according to the Federal Veterinary and Phytosanitary Monitoring Service, or Rosselkhoznadzor.

And despite the fact that Russian manufacturers are ready to offer some replacement fish products, the amount they are able to supply is significantly less that current imports from the north European state.

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