Eurasian Economic Union may oblige producers to mark products with palm oil

The decision to mark products containing palm oil will be taken in 2 months, Russia’s First Deputy Minister of Agriculture Dzhambulat Khatuov said on Friday.

The decision to mark products containing palm oil will be taken in 2 months, Russia’s First Deputy Minister of Agriculture Dzhambulat Khatuov said on Friday.

The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) has already started considering the marks for products with palm oil, Khatuov added. "The Russian side has already presented its initiative and we approached [the EAEU]. Relevant regulations exist; I believe the decision in this regard will appear in the next two months," the official said.

"I think consent will be reached - the marking is necessary," Khatuov added.

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