16 Feb 2017, Annie Tsoneva, EMIS Editor
Intl brands selling lower-quality food in eastern countries than in western Europe - media
They are based on a recent survey by Hungary's food administration Nebih, comparing 24 brands in terms of product taste and smell, composition and labeling that are being sold in Hungary and in Austria.
Slovakia has similar claims, daily Magyar Idok said adding that the problem should be solved by increasing customer awareness and closer cooperation of the customer protection authorities of EU members.
Government office chief Janos Lazar said on Thursday that he was appalled by the results of the survey.
A set of measures on retail trade and consumer protection that has been removed twice from the government’s agenda should be re-considered because retailers have significant ability to enforce their interests because they are large employers, he added.
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