Russia Ends Ban On EU Vegetable Imports

Law360, New York (June 10, 2011, 6:00 PM EDT) -- Russia on Friday agreed to lift its ban on vegetable imports from the European Union, which was implemented in the wake of a deadly E. coli outbreak, as long as the EU provides safety guarantees.

"Our teams agreed that the ban on vegetables from the EU will be lifted and a system of certification of vegetable safety by the European Commission will be put in place without any delay," European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said at a televised press conference during an EU-Russia summit in...
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