31 Dec 2019 17:26

Russia bans fish imports from two Turkish enterprises from Dec 31

MOSCOW. Dec 31 (Interfax) - The Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) banned the import of fish and fish products from two Turkish enterprises as of December 31, 2019.

One of India's enterprises will lose the right to export to Russia as of January 13, 2020.

The two Turkish enterprises subject to restrictions are Kilic Deniz, approval No. TR 48-0044, and Lezita Balik, No. TR 35-0419, Rosselkhoznadzor said. The two companies are involved in aquaculture and farming trout, dorado and other types of fish.

The decision on the import ban was taken as the results of an inspection of the Turkish enterprises from September 9 - 18, 2019, during which violations were identified.

In addition, Rosselkhoznadzor will ban the Indian enterprises Star Agro Marine Exports, license No. 823, from supplying fish and seafood products as of January 13, 2020. Rosselkhoznadzor's complaints arose concerning shrimp that the Indian enterprise produces.