Azerbaijan bans import of unfit onions from Ukraine


February 22, Fineko/abc.az. Within the control measures on imported food products to Azerbaijan, the Food Safety Agency’s inspectors have inspected a consignment of 20.51 tons of onion products produced by ALIKEND private enterprise in Ukraine and imported in Azerbaijan by IMPORT TRADE AZ LLC.

ABC.AZ reports that the samples have been taken from the imported products and presented to the relevant laboratory of the Azerbaijan Food Safety Institute. As a result of the inspections, it has been found that the mass fraction of nitrate did not meet the requirements of technical normative legal acts.

The Agency has prevented entrance of unfit products for consumption to the sale network.