Directive No. FS-NV-2/6428 dated 2 July 2008 of Russia's Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance Rosselkhoznadzor
In connection with enquiries to Russia's Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance Rosselkhoznadzor about the procedure of importation into the Russian Federation of raw smoked and fresh-jerked meat products, and cured seafood the Service has given the following explanations, according to an official release received by http://www.fishnet-russia.com/ (https://www.fishnet.ru/).
According to Article 3.25 of the Administrative Regulations for the Service's functioning as issuer of permits for importation into the Russian Federation and exportation from the Russian Federation, as well as for transit via its territory of animals, animal products, drugs, animal feeds and fodder additives, quarantine products, as approved by the order No.1 dated 9 January 2008 of the Ministry of Agriculture, it is not required to obtain a permit of Rosselkhoznadzor for import of final products from animal raw material processed at factories and made in compliance with standards and norms, when they are imported from countries safe in terms of animals' infections included into the OIE's list of animals' diseases subject to obligatory declaration (OIE stands for the World Organisation for Animal Health), while for some products no restrictions are imposed. Permits for their importation shall be issued by the Principal State Veterinary Inspector of Russia's province, where the given cargoes are to be imported.