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Russia Fines French Supermarket, Burger King

Russian state news agencies say government officials have issued a total of $600,000 in fines for alleged food safety violations at French supermarket chain Auchan and Burger King. Anna Popova, head of Russian consumer protection agency Rospotrebnadzor, was quoted by media outlets including RIA Novosti, as saying Auchan's fines totaled more than 25 million rubles ($372,000) and that "several hundred" employees were suspended from work. Specific reasons for the fines were...

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