In Moscow destroyed 5.5 tonnes of meat and dairy products forbidden to import on territory of Russia, reported on the website of Rosselkhoznadzor.
Sanctions products were detected at one of the capital’s warehouse during the inspection on October 11. Most of it is 3.9 tons was 72 cheeses from the UK, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Spain, France and the Netherlands. Another 1.5 tons were 30 varieties of sausage from Spain and Italy. Also found 12 kilos of chilled beef from the United States.
All this was taken to a special waste landfill in the Moscow region. There 12 Oct cheeses utilized “mechanically”, and meat products burned.
In the three years since the introduction of the food embargo of Russian agriculture have destroyed more than 26 thousand tons products of sanctions. Most of them made up of vegetable products, such as Polish apples and Turkish tomatoes.
According to the presidential decree from 2015, Russia banned the import of many types of food products from EU, USA, Australia, Canada and other countries that have imposed sanctions against Russia. When crossing the border these goods must be destroyed.
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