food standards

  • A Corner on the Market

    In Riga’s largest market, expired food is relabeled and sold with almost no consequences.

    A stall at a part of Riga’s Central Market, called “Shanghai” Photo by Baiba KļavaA stall at a part of Riga’s Central Market, called “Shanghai” Photo by Baiba Kļava

  • Bad Romanian Horse Meat Stampedes Across Europe

    Over and over again, Romanian horse meat laced with cadmium made its way into European markets. A new investigation finds that the companies involved used counterfeit documents — issued by Romanian veterinarians overseen by food safety officials.

    Credit: Edin Pasovic, OCCRPCredit: Edin Pasovic, OCCRP

  • Russia: Food Agency Says French Firm Sold Mislabeled Meat in Moscow Stores

    Surprise food inspections in Moscow found mislabeled meat for sale in foreign-owned stores, according to the Russian food standards agency Rosselkhoznadzor. 

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