A meeting between the Rosselkhoznadzor and auditors from the Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE) of the European Commission took place under the chairmanship of Deputy Head of the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance Konstantin Savenkov on March 12, 2018.
The visit of the representatives of the Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE) to Russia was aimed at conducting the audit of the Russian state veterinary control system for dairy products and raw casings. Besides, much attention will be given to ensuring safety in production of these products intended to be supplied to the European market.
On the threshold of the forthcoming audit, which will last till March 23, 2018, the parties discussed the technical issues of the trip. The Rosselkhoznadzor specialists also made their European colleagues familiar with the state veterinary surveillance system of the Russian Federation, with the structure of the Rosselkhoznadzor, its competences and responsibilities.
In the course of the visit the auditors will visit establishments located in Tomsk, Moscow and Lipetsk Oblasts, Krasnodar Krai and Saint-Petersburg.
Upon completion of the audit the representatives of the Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety will generate a report and submit it to the Rosselkhoznadzor at specified time.
It should be noted that the Rosselkhoznadzor has been successfully cooperating with the competent state authorities of many countries in order to improve the export capacity of Russia and to promote Russian products to foreign markets.