View Full Version : E. coli: Russia bans import of EU vegetables

02-06-2011, 11:03
BBC News Link (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-13625271)

This is going to cost some countries millions.

02-06-2011, 15:49
Spain, mainly. This could be a real disaster including for the Canary Islands as people will not bother to distinguish between produce from Spain and produce from the Canary Islands. Agriculture is main industry here apart from tourism.

02-06-2011, 16:26
This is very unfair as far as I can see they still haven't proved the E. Coli came from Spain. I wonder how much of this is safety and how much is protectionism.