The project on fines for counterfeit products introduced in the state Duma

The project on fines for counterfeit products introduced in the state Duma


Still responsible for producing adulterated food products was not provided. The administrative code is proposed to Supplement article on the punishment the fake fines from 500 thousand rubles to semi-annual profit of the enterprise or administrative suspension of activity for up to 90 days.

MOSCOW, 11 Nov. Member of the parliamentary faction of the liberal democratic party Margarita Surganova submitted to the state Duma a bill that proposes a ban on the production of fake foods and administrative responsibility for its producers, it follows from the database of the lower house of Parliament.

In the explanatory note to the draft MP has reminded that now in the Russian legislation, the definition of adulterated food products. Such products include foods, including dietary supplements, intentionally altered (forged) and (or) having latent properties and quality, which is obviously incomplete or inaccurate. However, responsibility for the production of such products is not provided.

“Taking advantage of their impunity, unscrupulous manufacturers produce products, quality of which is unsafe for health of citizens of the Russian Federation, and undermine the financial basis conscientious producers”, — stated in the document.

According to Surganovoy, you need to make changes to the law “About quality and safety of food products”, adding his position, which is intended for sale of food products must correspond to the declared product composition printed on packaging. In case the product composition differs from that specified on the packaging of the composition, such a product is considered adulterated.

The administrative code is proposed to Supplement the article, which includes responsibility for the production of fake foods. Individual entrepreneurs in case of violation will be punished with fines from 500 thousand rubles to semi-annual profit of the enterprise or administrative suspension of activity for up to 90 days. For legal entities it is proposed to distribute from fines of one million rubles to the semi-annual profit of the enterprise or administrative suspension of activity for up to 90 days.