Rosselkhoznadzor / News
Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance
European Auditors Completed their Activities in Russia
On September 13, 2013
the discussion of preliminary results of EU Commission mission in Russia took
place in the Rosselkhoznadzor. The European Commission was presented by
veterinary inspectors of Food and Veterinary Office under Directorate General
for Health and Consumers (DG SANCO) Graham Wood and Miguel Mendes.
of the European auditors’ mission was the inspection and evaluation of control
system functioning in the Russian
Federation which regulates fish products
destined for export into the European Union.
In accordance with the program prepared by the FGBI “National Centre for
Safety of Fishery and Aquaculture Products” subordinate to the Rosselkhoznadzor
the European auditors visited the Astrakhan
oblast, Primorsky krai and port of Busan, the biggest port in the Republic of Korea.
In the course of the visit the European inspectors got an insight into the
procedures of official control for safety assurance of fish products destined
for export to the EU countries performed directly at fish processing plants and
ships. Besides the inspectors visited the Rosselkhoznadzor laboratories where
they studied test procedures. The European Commission auditors thanked the
Rosselkhoznadzor for the arrangement of the mission aimed at the check of
compliance with the EU requirements.
The EC auditors will timely submit a
detailed report on the results of performed inspection to the Rosselkhoznadzor
which will include detected deficiencies and recommendations.
Rosselkhoznadzor’s representatives expressed their satisfaction with the
constructive work of the European inspectors in Russia
and noted that this visit facilitated improvement of the control system
functioning in Russia.
The Rosselkhoznadzor’s representatives assured the European party that they
would take all appropriate measures to remove detected deficiencies within the
shortest possible time.
Sep 13, 2013