The Rosselkhoznadzor has estimated the share of counterfeit products in a quarter of the market

The Rosselkhoznadzor has estimated the share of counterfeit products in a quarter of the market


Moscow. January 13. In Russia gerrymandered to a quarter of the food product, according to the Rosselkhoznadzor.

“We have a problem that is causing us enormous damage and can bring him even more is the massive falsification of food products. According to our random inspections, falsified steadily a quarter of all food products of all kinds, except one – food egg falsifiziert only in China, we do not have”, – said the official representative of the Rosselkhoznadzor Alexei Alekseenko at the Gaidar forum on Friday in Moscow.

He said that at the fish market, for example, the falsification boils down to the substitution of names, “pumps” fish polyphosphates to the frosting kept more moisture. “All this in order to dip in our pockets, – said Alekseenko. But along the way, it still leads to the fact that unscrupulous companies get a head start compared to bona fide manufacturers.”

“That is, the process of reverse selection: benefit fraud, and those companies that produce normal production, be economically at a disadvantage, he added. Is peak, it’s a corkscrew, and the government should restore order, to create conditions for the development of raw material producers and processing industry”.

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