The Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance informs that the Territorial Administration of the Rosselkhoznadzor for the Voronezh and Volgograd Oblasts has prevented an attempt of import into Russia of products subject to quarantine without phytosanitary certificates.
The State Broadcasting Company "Radio Rossii" systematically broadcasts advertising information on distribution by the FGUP "Pochta Rossii" of vegetable and flower seeds allegedly inspected by the State Seed Inspection Authority (Gosseminspecktsiya).
Federal Law No. 149- FZ "On Seed Farming" dd. 17.12.2007 prescribes variety and seed control that obliges legal entities, administrative officials and citizens to meet essential requirements of the RF legislation in the field of seed farming.
The Rosselkhoznadzor activities for official variety and seed quality checks is aimed at ensuring protection of the country population and territory from the introduction of agricultural plant seeds affected with dangerous pests and diseases, control and supervision of the observance of RF.