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Wednesday, 26 June 2013 10:25

Russia wants to ban the supply of food from Greece

Rosselhoznadzor may prohibit the supply of food products from Greece

Rosselhoznadzor may prohibit the supply of food, especially meat and dairy, products with Greek enterprises included in the lists of suppliers in the Russian Federation under the guarantees of the Veterinary Service of the country. In fact, it is almost a total ban, since under these guarantees included 90% of supplier factories.

"In the coming days, we will send a letter to his Greek counterpart with the proposal itself to suspend deliveries of such products from companies that are included in the list of exporters under their warranty. If they do not, then we introduce the restrictions, "- said the head of Rosselkhoznadzor Sergey Dankvert .

According to him, such a decision can be made based on the results of inspections carried out by Russian veterinarians in meat, dairy and fish plants in Greece. "Tests have shown that the guarantees given Veterinary Service of Greece, are not justified," they just do not exist. " Guaranteed by the Veterinary Service of Greece in the lists of suppliers included 90% of enterprises.

Source: Rosselkhoznadzor