For the three months Rospotrebnadzor rejected 324 tons of products


NEWS/Pavel Bednyakov

In the first three months of 2017, the territorial bodies of Rospotrebnadzor rejected 324 tons of food products and imposed fines totaling more than 164 million rubles.

As the press service of the Ministry, the checks have affected more than 11 thousand food manufacturers, foodservice organizations and members of the food trade. Composed more than 13 thousand protocols on administrative offense.

The proportion of counterfeit products in the first quarter was 4.6%. Most fraud accounts for imported dairy and fish products 7.5% and 6.5% respectively.

The Ministry said that all counterfeit products removed from circulation.

In the first quarter of the proportion of food samples that do not meet the requirements for content of chemical substances, kept a “consistently low rates” and amounted to 0.4%, while in 2016 this figure was 0.5%.

In General, according to the CPS, the percentage of violations remained at the level of previous years.