On March 1, 2018, within the framework of the International agricultural
exhibition "SIA 2018" in Paris, France, a working meeting of the
delegation of the All-Russian State Center for Quality and Standardization of Veterinary
Drugs and Feed (FGBI "VGNKI") with representatives of the French
National Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES).
FGBI "VGNKI" was presented by Deputy Director, Head of the
Certification Body Mikhail Matveyenko, who spoke about the main directions of
the institution's activities and priority research projects.
The French side was represented by Director for Cooperation
of ANSES with European countries and Russia Salma Eredi and Deputy Director of
the Agency for Quality Control of Veterinary Drugs being part of ANSES,
At the meeting the parties discussed the possibility of
cooperation of organizations in the field of risk analysis, antibiotic
resistance and GMO studies. Salma Eredi expressed her confidence in the need
for cooperation between the organizations and reported on ANSES research
laboratories that in a number of areas are adjacent to the activities of the
The next organizational meeting will be held in May 2018, as
part of the annual General Session of the OIE.
NB: The National Agency for Food, Environment and Occupational
Health and Safety (ANSES) was established on July 1, 2010. ANSES Agency carries
out supervision, laboratory analysis, research and determines criteria in the
field of human, animal and plant health.