30-40% of food products in Ukraine are fake

30-40% of food products in Ukraine are fakeIn Ukraine, 30-40% of the goods, including alcoholic beverages are fraudulent, 112.

The head of Kyiv State Foods Service of Ukraine Oleg Ruban said at a press conference at "GolosUA" that one third of the food products in Ukraine are fake.

He added that in Kyiv, measures have been launched to control the quality of products in order to detect fraud and counterfeits preventing poisoning of citizens.

Sale of counterfeits can be stopped only by a scheduled inspection, or in the case of the victims' appeal to State Product Consuming Service if medically confirmed, according to Ruban.

"60% are socially responsible businesses, which are accountable for their goods, for their services and are responsible for it, but, unfortunately, 40% belong to the anti-social businesses that supply counterfeit products," the head of Kyiv State Foods Service said.

As Ruban said, shall consumer complain, inspectors will perform examination on the spot within the first 24 hours.

However, in general, the reaction to the complaints will take up to 15-30 days, according to the law.
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