MOSCOW, Aug 8 (PRIME) — Russias Federal Service for Consumer Rights Protection and Human Welfare plans to fully lift a ban on vegetable imports from the E.U. on Tuesday, the services Director Gennady Onishchenko said Monday, RIA Novosti reported.
Russian authorities introduced a ban on vegetable imports from the E.U. on June 2 as a result of multiple outbreaks of the deadly E. coli virus.
Russia later resumed vegetable imports, under a special regime, from several E.U. countries including Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, and Spain. The special regime is also to be eliminated on Tuesday.