Russian vets strengthening control of products from USA, Vietnam, Norway, Canada
Due to discovery of forbidden and harmful substances in fish and non-finfish products coming to the Russian Federation the nation's Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) has strengthened control of products imported from fish processing plants of USA, Vietnam, Norway and Canada, reports http://www.megafishnet.com/ (https://www.fishnet.ru/ ) with reference to the Service.
More specifically, according to the Service's Directive FS-GK - 4/11903 dated 23 September 2010, the following plants are subject to strengthened veterinary control:
1. USA - plant No. 2132820 (bacteria of the colibacillus group in head-on whitefish (Coregonus spp.);
2. Vietnam - plant No. DL 308 (bacteria of the colibacillus group in pangasius fillet);
3. Norway - plant No. М-394 (excessive volume of mesophilic aerobic and facultative anaerobic microorganisms in chilled Atlantic salmon);
4. Canada - plant No. 3122 (excessive volume of mesophilic aerobic and facultative anaerobic microorganisms in boiled and frozen shrimp).