Employees of Bulgaria's recently launched Food Safety Agency have been arrested after taking a bribe, the Interior Ministry reports Tuesday.
The Regional Directorate "Transport Police" at the Main Directorate "Criminal Police" in Sofia received an alert about 1:30 pm Monday that 2 men, who have identified themselves as employees of the Agency, have blackmailed the manager of a restaurant in downtown Sofia to pay them in order to conceal alleged violations.
Police arrested two doctors, Y.R., 62, and E.A., 61, both chief inspectors at the Agency....
"This is the first time, since I became a minister, that I am so excited. We promised the Bulgarian nation and our children that we will work towards allowing them to have safer and quality foods on their tables every day. Now this is possible," Yeah right"
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