Vegetable ban set to dominate EU-Russian summit
European Union and Russian leaders are meeting for a summit set to be dominated by Moscow's decision to ban EU vegetable imports.
Russia, the largest market for EU vegetables, last week imposed a complete ban on imports to prevent the spread of the E. coli bacteria that has so far killed more than 20 people.
Chairman of the French Vegetable Association, Jacques Rouchausse, explains the affect the ban has had on farmers in France and EU Commissioner for Agriculture, Davian Ciolos, comments on the problem finding the source of the bug.
Julia Caesar reports.
09 Jun 2011
- From the section Business