According to the expert, falsification is found in almost all food groups: milk, meat and honey. “We often understand falsification as the partial replacement of a more expensive product with a cheaper one. For example, when honey from sunflower fields is added to expensive buckwheat honey. Or add cow’s milk to goat’s milk. When turkey sausage contains only 20% turkey meat. But it’s a complete substitute.” “There are also: for example, when there is no rabbit in rabbit meat sausages. Expensive meat is replaced by cheap chicken and pork,” he said.
If it says “made according to GOST” on the package, then most likely that the product has not been tampered with. However, GOSTs in Russia are optional, they cannot be fulfilled.
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