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Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance

Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance is the federal organ of executive power, carrying out functions on control and supervision in the field of veterinary science. It establishes and lifts phytosanitary quarantine zones , it controls the use of pesticides and agrochemicals, it maintains soil fertility, it is responsible for selection achievements, protection, reproduction and use of objects of animal world (hunting resources) and aquatic biological resources, and it also carries out the functions on protecting the population from animal infectious deseases.

Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance submits to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation.

The activity of Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance is guided by the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal constitutional laws, federal laws, acts of President of the Russian Federation and Government of the Russian Federation, international agreements of the Russian Federation, normative legal acts of Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, and also by the present Act.

Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance performs its functions directly and through the regional bodies cooperating with other federal executive authorities, with the executive organs of the Russian Federation subjects, local self-government institutions, public associations and other organizations.

Aug 10, 2012

Given that as of August 22, 2012, Russia will be a Member of the World Trade Organization (WTO), and consequently, the amendments to the Customs Union’s (CU) legislation will enter into force, Rozzelkhoznadzor would like to propose temporary procedures for the period immediately following Russian accession. We request that these procedures be considered by the other WTO Members and their respective sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) authorities. Forward

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On March 25 this year the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate Federal Centre for Animal Health (FGBI “ARRIAH”) hosted the meeting between the representatives of the Russian Service and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan. The event was held at the beginning of inspection of the current control system for avian influenza well as two establishments manufacturing meat products performed by Japanese specialists.  


Mar 25, 2019

On March 21-22, 2019, the 74th Meeting of WTO Committee for Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS Committee) was held in Geneva. Pursuant to the established procedure the official SPS Committee meeting was preceded by informal meeting of the Committee members and thematic sessions, during which the Members discussed the most vital issues, related to the WTO SPS Agreement implementation.  


Mar 25, 2019

On March, 25 the talks between Head of the Rosselkhoznadzor Sergey Dankvert and Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade of Peru Mrs. Sayuri Baiona will be held in Moscow. At the meeting they will discuss issues of cooperation between the parties in the field of veterinary surveillance and safety of fish and seafood products supplied to Russia. 


Mar 22, 2019

The Rosselkhoznadzor is currently continuing its work on access of Russian livestock products to the markets of third countries. Within the framework of the priority project “Export of Agricultural Products” and in order to obtain the right of admission of domestic products to other states, the Rosselkhoznadzor will organize visits of foreign colleagues to Russia. 


Mar 21, 2019

On March 19 a teleconference between representatives of the Rosselkhoznadzor and Paraguay’s National Service for Plant and Seed Quality and Safety (SENAVE) was held. The consultations were initiated by the Russian veterinary authority due to the lack of responses from SENAVE to the Rosselkhoznadzor official requests regarding fruit and vegetable supplies from Paraguay to Russia. 


Mar 20, 2019

In connection with numerous cases of detecting sanctioned products entering the Russian Federation from the Republic of Belarus and accompanied by phytosanitary certificates issued by the Main State Inspectorate for Seed Growing, Quarantine and Plant Protection, as well as the Belarusian side’s failure to take effective measures for prevention of these products’ entry into the Russian Federation, the Rosselkhoznadzor has to consider the issue of direct supply of regulated products from third countries through border inspection posts in the Russian sector of the external border with the Eurasian Economic Union. 


Mar 19, 2019

On March, 18 the first meeting of representatives of the Rosselkhoznadzor and the European Commission Directorate General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE) which coincided with the EU audit starting in Russia was held in Moscow. During the talks the parties discussed the program of the visit and general organizational issues. 


Mar 18, 2019

From 18 to 29 March 2019, the representatives of the European Commission Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE) will visit Russia to inspect the effectiveness of measures aimed at ensuring safety of animal products exported to the European Union, in particular milk, dairy products and casings. 


Mar 15, 2019

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