On July 15, the Rosselkhoznadzor held a meeting with the representatives
of the Food Safety Inspectorate under the Government of the Republic of
Armenia. The delegation arrived in Russia in order to familiarize itself with
the Russian veterinary surveillance system and to inspect the establishments
interested in supplying their products to the market of Armenia.
The programme for the visit of the Armenian competent
authority representatives was announced during the meeting.
The Armenian delegation will visit the Rosselkhoznadzor
subordinate FGBI “ARRIAH”, the FGBI “Leningrad IVL”. Besides, the inspectors
will familiarize themselves with the work of a milk processing establishment
located in the Moscow Oblast, a feed mill located in the Leningrad Oblast and a
company producing dairy products in the Belgorod Oblast. They will also become
acquainted with the movement of commodities through the border inspection point
in Saint Petersburg.
In the course of the meeting, the representatives of the
Rosselkhoznadzor told their Armenian colleagues about the structure of the
Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance, its territorial
administrations and subordinate institutions.
The Armenian delegation enquired as to whether it was
possible to organize the inspection of Russian meat processing establishments
in the future. The Rosselkhoznadzor officials promised to consider such a
The representatives of the Armenian competent authority will
stay in the Russian Federation until July 23.