Watchdog limits dairy product imports from Belarus into RussiaStaff Writer | June 5, 2018
Russia’s Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Oversight, or Rosselkhoznadzor, has limited imports of milk and some dairy products from Belarus from Wednesday, press secretary Yulia Melano told reporters late on Monday.
Food trade The restrictions will affect milk and milk products
The restrictions will affect milk and cream, pasteurized, sterilized, and ultra-pasteurized, dry milk and cream, concentrated, canned and condensed, dairy whey, concentrated and dry, and whey concentrate and milk protein.
The restrictions will affect products supplied in a consumer pack of over 2.5 liters, Melano added.
Andrei Danilenko, head of Russia’s National Dairy Producers Union, or Soyuzmoloko, told PRIME that stocks of dairy products, whose imports from Belarus are to be limited, are high, and Russian consumers will not suffer if the ban is introduced. ■