Directive No. FS-NV-4/4226 dated 05 May 2008 of Russia's Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance Rosselkhoznadzor about import from China
Due to discovery, during monitoring tests, of forbidden and harmful components in seafood products from China and processed at plants No. 2100/02452 and No. 3700/02883, Russia's Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance Rosselkhoznadzor has imposed temporary restrictions on the import of products from the plants, according to an official release received by http://www.fishnet-russia.com/ (https://www.fishnet.ru/).
Due to this fact, from 15 May 2008 all the import of fish, fish products and non-finfish products from the plants is temporary banned.
In the event of products shipped before 15 May 2008 the procedure of products clearing is performed in accordance with the existing rules. The material for laboratory tests is to be taken by regional offices of Rosselkhoznadzor together with the regional vet bodies and only at the places of products storing specified by import permits issued by Rosselkhoznadzor.