MOSCOW, October 29. Divisions of Rospotrebnadzor and Rosselkhoznadzor in cooperation with the customs authorities for the year has prevented the import to Russia more than 1 thousand tons of sanctions products. This is stated in the press release of the Federal customs service (FCS).
In particular, for the period from September 2014 to September 2015 were destroyed 404,8 tons of goods, 777 tons of goods were returned to Kazakhstan, Belarus and other States, the report says.
Components of agencies has filed 236 cases of administrative violations and imposed fines in the amount of 4.1 million rubles.
Russia on 7 August 2014 has imposed restrictions on food imports from countries that have imposed sanctions against her: USA, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway. A ban were meat, sausage, fish and seafood, vegetables, fruits, dairy products. Later the sanctions had been withdrawn dietary supplements, sports, baby and medical nutrition (including lactose-free products). Predamage was extended for one year until August 6, 2016 with the same exceptions. In addition, the list of countries against whom sanctions have been imposed, has been expanded – it also includes the Republic of Albania, Montenegro, the Republic of Iceland and the Principality of Liechtenstein.