Russian vets restricting seafood shipments from Latvian fish plant

June 29, 2009 11:47

Due to discovery of Staphyloccoccus aures in canned fish (sprats in tomato sauce) during the monitoring lab tests Russia's Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance Rosselkhoznadzor has introduced temporary restrictions for seafood shipments from a Latvian plant, reports ( with reference to the Service.

More specifically, under the Service's directive No.FS-NV-4/5527 dated 9 June 2009 the Russian vets has restricted seafood shipments from the Latvian plant LV A 001784 from 20 June 2009.

In case of receipt of seafood products shipped before 20 June 2009 from the above plant the decision on cargo's permits shall be taken in the established order.

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