MOSCOW, February 18. The Rosselkhoznadzor may impose temporary restrictions on import of regulated products from Turkey, including pomegranates, peppers and cabbage.
In the port of Novorossiysk detained more than 20 tons of tangerines from Turkey, infected by the pest
This is stated in the message Department.
“If you continue income on the territory of Russia is infected with quarantineable products from the Republic of Turkey and the Turkish side failing to take appropriate measures to comply with Russian legislation in the field of quarantine of plants, the Rosselkhoznadzor will have to impose temporary restrictions on import of regulated products from Turkey to Russia”, – stated in the message Department.
On smuggling in the Russian Federation infected products from Turkey
The Rosselkhoznadzor in January 2016 registered 13 cases of quarantine for Russia objects in Turkish products. So, was discovered West of California (floral) thrips in pepper and cabbage and Mediterranean fruit fly in garnets.
In the port of Novorossiysk detained more than 16 tons of pomegranates from Turkey, infected by the pest
Kuban stopped the importation of 16.3 tons of Chinese cabbage from Turkey
The Rosselkhoznadzor returned more than 39 tons of contaminated thrips Chinese cabbage from Turkey
The Agency has informed that concerned about the attempts of import on territory of the Russian Federation infected with Turkish products. The Rosselkhoznadzor returned all products to exporters and informed the Turkish side about the violations.
Earlier that Russia may introduce restrictions on the import of Turkish vegetables and fruits, had not been affected by economic sanctions, in connection with the identification of a large number of disadvantaged in relation to phytosanitary products, said the assistant head of the Rosselkhoznadzor Alexei Alekseenko.
According to him, currently the Agency evaluates the situation with the supply of contaminated vegetable products from Turkey. “We are actively working on this issue. Delivery this (crop – approx. ed) products may be covered by phytosanitary risks”, – said the representative of Rosselkhoznadzor.
Sanctions against Turkey
Russia from January 1, 2016 banned the import of certain foodstuffs from Turkey. In particular, Turkey will not be able to export strawberries, oranges, tangerines, grapes, apples, pears, apricots, peaches and nectarines, plums, strawberries, and strawberries. In restrictive list includes vegetables (tomatoes, cucumbers, cauliflower and broccoli, onion), as well as frozen parts of carcasses and offal of turkeys and chickens. Is prohibited by Turkish cloves and salt.
Russia imposes ban on import of fruits, vegetables, poultry meat from Turkey