Hellenic Food Authority Imposes Fines on 21 Food Enterprises



Food EnterprisesIn September, the Hellenic Food Authority (EFET) imposed fines amounting 94,000 euros on 21 food enterprises, found to infringe the applicable legislation.

According to the relevant announcement, the fines relate to infringements of food enterprises for possessing and distributing unsafe, irregular and adulterated products, as well as products that do not conform to relevant suitability for consumption standards outlined in the relevant legislation.

The fines also relate to infringements of the food enterprises for deceiving customers, not possessing relevant permit for operation, insufficient degree of hygiene, lack of employee health books and lacking self-regulation systems.

For more detailed information about the businesses fined, the type of infringement and the amount of the fine, those interested can consult to the website of the Hellenic Food Authority (EFET).

The Hellenic Food Authority calls the food enterprises to pay particular attention to adherence to legal requirements in order to ensure the hygiene and food safety as well as their proper operation and assures the consuming public that it continues the systematic checks in order to ensure and protect the interests of the customers.