The Latvian Food and Veterinary Service (PVD) has carried out around 150 inspections at the Riga Central Market in so far 2016, which is about the same as last year, PVD general director Maris Balodis informed BNS.
According to Balodis, most frequently the goods confiscated at the market are of unknown origin and do not have documentation. Consumers are often led to believe that fruits and vegetables are grown by the vendor, when in fact the PVD has uncovered that the farm selling the produce does not grow it.
The director also noted that in 2016 PVD ha...
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