The Rosselkhoznadzor for two years destroyed 17.2 thousand tonnes sanctions products

In Russia from August 2015 and destroyed by 17.2 thousand tons of the sanctions products of plant and animal origin, reported the press service of Rosselkhoznadzor.

“On August 7, 2017 detained 16 thousand 894 tons of smuggled plant products, of which destroyed 16 thousand 748 tons. Detained 612 tons of food products of animal origin destroyed 475 tons”, — stated in the message.

July 29, 2015 Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree “On certain special economic measures to ensure security of the Russian Federation”. The document requires from 6 August 2015 to destroy prohibited to import into the country products.