23 November 2012
Russians to impose fat tax on meat
Russian authorities are to consider imposing an additional tax on “unhealthy” meat producers. The tax forms part of a proposal by the National Union of Consumers’ Rights Protection to Russia’s Ministry of Finance and is aimed at tackling high-fat products, as well as the use of antibiotics in meat production.
Where: Russian Federation
Topics: food safety, human health, meat production, veterinary drugs