On July 19, 2018 the Rosselkhoznadzor and the National Food
Safety Agency of Moldova held a teleconference to discuss the issues of Russian
livestock product supplies to the market of Moldova.
The Rosselkhoznadzor invited the Moldovan colleagues to
visit Russia in order to assess the system of state veterinary control, as well
as to inspect domestic establishments, review the work of the inspectors and
the activities of the research institutes and laboratories subordinate to the
In addition, the Rosselkhoznadzor addressed to the Moldavian
side with a request to forward to the Service the legal acts that came into
force this year that regulate the mandatory inspections of livestock establishments
for the supply of products from importing countries.
The Rosselkhoznadzor also asked the Moldovan colleagues to
respond to the requests of the Service regarding the export of low-risk Russian
goods to Moldova, in particular, pet food.
In conclusion, the parties discussed the possibility of
organizing a working meeting between the Rosselkhoznadzor and the National Food
Safety Agency of Moldova with a view of detailed discussion of all issues related
to mutual trade in both livestock and crop production.