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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 the margins of the international Green Week – 2019 exhibition in Berlin, Head of the Rosselkhoznadzor, Chairman of the Russian part of the Russian-Argentine Intergovernmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation Sergey Dankvert held a meeting with Secretary (Minister) of Agro-Industry of the Argentine Republic Luis Miguel Etchevehere. First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Federation Committee on Agriculture and Food Policy Sergey Lisovsky and Counsellor to the Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Sergey Beletsky also participated in the talks. 


Jan 21, 2019

On January 17, 2019 a traditional round table meeting was held with representatives of the competent services and business associations of Russia, Denmark, Italy, the Netherlands and France within the Rosselkhoznadzor delegation’s working program at the international agricultural exhibition Green Week - 2019 in Berlin. The Rosselkhoznadzor was represented by Head of the Service Sergey Dankvert. 


Jan 18, 2019

On January 17, the Rosselkhoznadzor held talks with the National Service for Animal Health and Food Safety (SENASAG) of the Ministry of Rural Development and Lands of Bolivia in a video conference format. The representatives of the Bolivian Embassy also took part in the meeting. 


Jan 17, 2019

Telephone talks between the Rosselkhoznadzor and Department of Animal and Plant Quarantine under the General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China were held on January 16, 2019. The aim of the talks was to establish cooperation in mutual supplies of feeds and feed additives to both countries.  


Jan 16, 2019

The International Green Week 2019, the 84th International Exhibition for Food Industry, Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry, will be held in Berlin in January 18-27, 2019. More than 1,700 exhibitors from more than 60 countries of the world will participate to the event. More than 100,000 types of food products, livestock animals and agricultural machinery will be presented. Russian agricultural achievements will be demonstrated at Russian Federation exhibition booth as well as at the exhibition booths of some Russian Regions: Stavropol Krai, Kaliningrad and Saratov Oblasts, Republic of Tatarstan. 


Jan 14, 2019

On December 27, 2018 in the framework of the 7th meeting of the Mixed Russian-Thailand Commission on Bilateral Cooperation (Bangkok) a Protocol was signed between the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Russian Federation) and the Department of Agriculture of the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives of the Kingdom of Thailand in the field of safety, quality and phytosanitary requirements for mutual supply of grain and products thereof. 


Dec 27, 2018

On December 26, 2018 the Rosselkhoznadzor held a meeting with the representatives of the Department of Livestock Development of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Kingdom of Thailand, during which they discussed the supply of beef and pork, as well as beef and pork offal from Russia to the Thai market. During the meeting the Thai side confirmed that the Rosselkhoznadzor had previously provided comprehensive information on beef and offal. Also the representatives of Thailand handed over a pre-inspection questionnaire for these products to be filled by the Rosselkhoznadzor.  


Dec 27, 2018

On December 27, 2018 the negotiations between Head of the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance Sergey Dankvert and Ambassador of the Plurinational State of Bolivia in the Russian Federation Hugo Villarroel Senzano will be held in Moscow. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss current issues of cooperation.  


Dec 26, 2018

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