Russia responded Turkey for downed aircraft economic measures
MOSCOW, December 16. Russia has imposed an enhanced laboratory control over the export of poultry meat from four establishments of Turkey. As stated in the materials of the Rosselkhoznadzor, the control is strengthened “in regard to the first detection of banned and harmful substances” in Turkish products.
In particular, 11 December 2015, introduced enhanced control for enterprises Beypi Beypazari Tarimsal Uretim Pazarlama San. ve Tic.A.S and Erpilic Entegre Tavukculuk Uretim Pazarlama ve Ticaret Limited Sirketi, since the products of these companies were found Salmonella. In the production of another enterprise – Gedik Tavukculuk ve Tarim Urunleri Sanayi Ticaret Anonim Sirketi – identified antibiotics and Listeria. Increased control in respect of the entity also entered 11 December, follows from materials of Department.
In addition, from December 15, introduced enhanced control over the enterprise Sen Pilic Gida Sanayi A. S. in connection with the detection of Listeria in frozen beef and poultry meat.
“Domestic producers are happy”: a reaction to the restriction of the import of Turkish products
As previously reported, the government of the Russian Federation from January 1, 2016, prohibit the importation into Russia of a number of food products from Turkey. So, Turkey will not be able to export some types of fruits and vegetables. Also ban the importation of frozen parts of carcasses and offal of turkeys and chickens. Is prohibited by Turkish cloves and salt. Moreover, this prohibition does not apply to goods imported on the territory of Russia for personal use.
From 27 November, the Rosselkhoznadzor according to instruction of the head of the Ministry of agriculture has started a total inspection of all incoming from Turkey to Russia of agricultural products. Documentary and laboratory verification will be subjected to all the products of vegetable and animal origin. Previously, the Agency conducted spot checks of products.
According to the Ministry of agriculture of the Russian Federation, in 2014 the import of food and agricultural products from Turkey to Russia amounted to $1.7 billion and remained at the level of the previous year. Thus in the total Russian food imports to Turkey accounted for 4%. For 10 months of 2015, Turkey has imported into Russia of food for $1 billion, which is 20% lower than a year earlier.