File Photo: The European Union is likely to lift the ban on import of mangoes and other vegetables from India. In April this year, the 28-member European Union had temporarily banned the import of Alphonso mangoes and four vegetables from India from May 1.

EU stays imports of Indian mangoes, four veggies after some 207 consignments found ‘contaminated’ with fruit flies. Ban comes into effect from May 1. Indian traders there, farmers here, cry foul.

A woman chooses sweets at a counter with imported food stuffs at a supermarket in downtown Moscow. The Russian government has banned all imports of meat, fish, milk and milk products and fruit and vegetables from the United States, the European Union, Australia, Canada and Norway, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced. The move was taken on orders from President Vladimir Putin in response to sanctions imposed on Russia by the West over the crisis in Ukraine. The ban has been introduced for one year.

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