(QHA) - The heads of Russia's Federal Service on Customer Rights Protection and Human Well-Being Surveillance (Rospotrebnadzor) and Ukraine's State Inspectorate for Consumer Rights Protection have reached an agreement to launch the procedure for the gradual resumption of Roshen products' deliveries to the Russian market.
Rospotrebnadzor's press service reported this on Tuesday following a meeting held between the chief of the two agencies, a Ukrinform correspondent reported.
"Under the agreements reached, measures will be taken by Ukraine's State Inspectorate for Consumer Rights Protection to bring the regulatory documentation into line with modern requirements and to guarantee laboratory control over each batch at accredited laboratories, which will help start the procedure for the gradual resumption of Roshen products' deliveries to the Russian market," reads the report.
According to Rospotrebnadzor, the sides also agreed to hold joint consultations on ensuring the quality and safety of Ukrainian products, with Russian experts making visits to Ukraine.
As reported earlier, in July 2013, Rospotrebnadzor banned imports of Roshen products to Russia due to them allegedly containing benzopyren.
Unscheduled inspections on Roshen factories conducted by the sanitary services of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Moldova have not confirmed these suspicions.