Russia introduces restrictions on the supply of dairy products from Belarus

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The Rosselkhoznadzor from may 19, introduced temporary restrictions on supplies to Russia of products of several Belarusian producers of milk powder, cheese and butter. This is stated in the message Department.

In particular, under the restrictions were «Kobrin butter and cheese factory», «Molodechno dairy plant», «Milk company Novogrudok gifts», «Pruzhany milk plant», «Slutsk cheese-making plant» and Luban branch. In the production of these enterprises to re-found lincomycin, natamycin, ciprofloxacin, and tylosin.

Russian office since may 19, imposes temporary restrictions on supplies of dry whey holding «Mogilev dairy company «Babushkina Krynka» in connection with the re-detected antibiotic residues.

«In accordance with the agreements…… the Rosselkhoznadzor addressed to the Department of veterinary and food supervision of the Ministry of agriculture and food of Belarus with a request to suspend the veterinary certification in the Russian Federation products (milk, cheese, butter) with some Belarusian enterprises. However, the Belarusian side has not responded to a formal appeal of the Rosselkhoznadzor properly», — stated in the message.

The Rosselkhoznadzor addressed the Belarusian side with a request to take all measures to prevent the supply of goods that do not meet the requirements and standards of the EEU and Russia. The Supervisory authority also urged to establish the cause for each violation.

Previously, the Rosselkhoznadzor for various reasons, limited the supply to Russia of animal products number of Belarusian processing enterprises. In response, Lukashenka proposed to initiate a criminal case against chief Minister Dankvert for obstruction of supplies of Belarusian foodstuffs. In a press-service of the Kremlin Lukashenka’s words caused confusion. Rosselkhoznadzor, in turn, said that I see no reason for concern and are confident in the legality of their decisions.