Russian authorities confiscate ‘embargoed’ Ukrainian strawberries
15:18, 24 May 2016

Russian authorities confiscate ‘embargoed’ Ukrainian strawberries

More than 12 tons of strawberries will now be destroyed by Russian authorities

15:18, 24 May 2016


More than 12 tons of Ukrainian strawberries have been confiscated in Russia on May 23. It is reported by the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance press office.

The strawberries were imported to Russia from Belarus accompanied by a Belarusian phytosanitary certificate, and Serbia was declared as the place of origin for the goods.

"During the inspection of cargo on the product packaging label numerous traces of breakdown revealed, as well as fragments of labels with information about the origin of the goods - Ukraine", - stated in the Russian department.

It is noted that the occupied Simferopol is the declared place of discharge.

According to Federal Service for Veterinary and Surveillance the lot with berries will be destroyed.

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