The Rosselkhoznadzor: restrictions on the import of poultry meat from Turkey have no political color

The Rosselkhoznadzor: restrictions on the import of poultry meat from Turkey have no political color


MOSCOW, November 25. The Rosselkhoznadzor imposed restrictions on import of poultry products from several enterprises in Turkey have no political colouring. About it reported in a press-service of the Ministry, commenting on the introduction of the ban on the supply of poultry meat from one of the Turkish companies on 1 December 2015.

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In some cases, it is possible to enter restrictions

The Rosselkhoznadzor can take the decision to impose restrictions on two occasions, reminded the press-Secretary Yulia in a few words. The first instance may become non-compliance in Russia with regard to product safety. “But it is worth noting that this is the ordinary work of the Rosselkhoznadzor, which does not depend on political orientation relationships between the countries”, – said the representative office. This failure of Russia’s demands in terms of safety led to the imposition of restrictions on the import of poultry meat with Turkish companies, said in a few words.

“Long before yesterday’s incident, the Rosselkhoznadzor imposed restrictions on import of poultry products from several companies Turkey,” she explained.

The second way of restricting importation of foreign products is an indication of the country’s leadership, as was the case with predamage in August 2014.

However, the Rosselkhoznadzor has not received from the government guidance on the review of the list of predamage and the introduction of restrictions on import of products from Turkey. “Such instructions of the Rosselkhoznadzor at the moment have not received, therefore to speak about it prematurely” – summed up in a few words.

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A ban on the import

From 1 December 2015, the Rosselkhoznadzor bans the import of poultry meat, offal and fats of poultry, prepared meat products with enterprise Standart Gida Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi in Turkey. As follows from the materials Department, the decision to ban the import of products with this enterprise was taken on November 16.

Restrictions are imposed “in connection with the identification of banned and harmful substances during the period of enhanced laboratory control”, says the Rosselkhoznadzor. In particular, in frozen bone-in parts of carcasses of poultry chicken has been found to have Listeria. According to the website, currently the import of meat and meat products from poultry in the Russian Federation have the right 9 Turkish companies. The remaining six companies imposed temporary restrictions, one company is under enhanced control.

As noted in the Rosselkhoznadzor, in the last six years the trade turnover between Russia and Turkey has grown considerably. Moreover, recently Turkey has granted the right of deliveries to Russia dairy products, and poultry products. However, the lead positions on volumes of deliveries is vegan.