15 May 2019, 15:55

In occupied Crimean city, European cheese and Ukrainian sausage were withdrawn from sale.These products were later burned in waste incinerator.

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In annexed Yalta, almost 36 kg of cheeses from EU countries and about 3 kg of meat products from mainland Ukraine were removed from the sale and burned.

The “management of Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance Rosselkhoznadzor in the Crimea and Sevastopol” reported about the results of inspections.

During the inspections, the fact of storage and sale of products prohibited for import into the Russian Federation was established. In particular, “state inspectors” have identified cheeses in the assortment produced in the EU countries with a total weight of 35.705 kg of such popular varieties as “Dorblu”, “Camembert”, Brie and others, as well as 2.864 kg of meat products from Ukraine, the message says.

The “department” also claims that the owners of the products did not provide information on the issue of certificates and other documents confirming the origin, quality and safety of the products, and there was no marking on the products in Russian.

The products were destroyed by burning in the incinerator “Hurikan-150”.

In July 2018 Russian President Vladimir Putin extended the ban on the import of products from countries that imposed sanctions after the annexation of the Crimea. The black list included members of the European Union, the USA, Canada, Australia, Norway, Albania, Montenegro, Iceland, and Ukraine.