Volume of banned produce destroyed nears 400 tons

A total of 41 tonnes of regulated produce, including 552kg found in carry-on luggage, was destroyed on Tuesday, the Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) said.

The volume of banned produce destroyed is nearing 400 tons.

A total of 41 tonnes of regulated produce, including 552 kg found in carry-on luggage, was destroyed on Tuesday, the Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) said on Aug. 11.

Illegally imported products were found in the Primorsky Territory, the Sakhalin and Kaliningrad regions, St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region.

As on August 10, the volume of sanctioned produce destroyed amounted to about 350 tons.

Read more: Public outcry as Russia destroys over 300 tons of vegetables, cheese and meat>>>

All rights reserved by Rossiyskaya Gazeta.