Minister Wants Tougher for Sanctions for Import of Substandard Food

BRATISLAVA, June 5, (SITA) -- Quality checks of imported goods and sanctions for importers of foodstuffs of poor quality will be stricter, promises Agriculture Minister Lubomir Jahnatek. He told SITA news agency that the stricter control system will introduce checks already on roads and highways in cooperation with the Interior Ministry. Jahnatek said that his plan is to introduce a similar system as is used in neighboring countries. “Trucks will be stopped and respective veterinary inspector will take samples for an analysis", said the minister...
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Unfortunately, 16 retail chains which have filled the Slovak food market make us disservice.
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“We have one huge problem, which is the issue of high unemployment and inactive people who are not working. Many governments have tried to find a model that could bring down this unemployment...
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Farmers meet with President Gašparovič and Minister Jahnátek

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PM introduces minister to office

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The State Secretary Mr. Ján Slabý took part at the first meeting of the Council of Ministers of Agriculture under the Spanish Council Presidency

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The State Secretary Mr. Ján Slabý in Brussels

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