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Russia bans over 100 tons of products from Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan from entry

More than 100 tons of quarantineable products from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan with unreliable marking were not allowed to enter Novosibirsk Oblast. Rosselkhoznadzor website reports.

The inspectors of Rosselkhoznadzor department for Novosibirsk Oblast at Karasuk phytosanitary control post detained six batches of fruit and vegetable products with a total weight of 107.5 tons. The goods were transported for sale in the markets of Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk and Moscow.

«The quarantine phytosanitary control found out that 20 tons of Kazakhstani cucumbers and 87.5 tons of Kyrgyz products (cherry, plums, peaches, apricots, red beets and potatoes) were transported with unreliable marking. The marking must contain information about the name of the product, its country of origin, exporter and (or) re-exporter,» the report said.

In accordance with the requirements of the quarantine legislation, the import of all products of high phytosanitary risk into the territory of Russia is prohibited. All goods were returned to the senders, and the perpetrators were brought to administrative responsibility.