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Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance

Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance is the federal organ of executive power, carrying out functions on control and supervision in the field of veterinary science. It establishes and lifts phytosanitary quarantine zones , it controls the use of pesticides and agrochemicals, it maintains soil fertility, it is responsible for selection achievements, protection, reproduction and use of objects of animal world (hunting resources) and aquatic biological resources, and it also carries out the functions on protecting the population from animal infectious deseases.

Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance submits to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation.

The activity of Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance is guided by the Constitution of the Russian Federation, federal constitutional laws, federal laws, acts of President of the Russian Federation and Government of the Russian Federation, international agreements of the Russian Federation, normative legal acts of Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, and also by the present Act.

Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance performs its functions directly and through the regional bodies cooperating with other federal executive authorities, with the executive organs of the Russian Federation subjects, local self-government institutions, public associations and other organizations.

Aug 10, 2012

Given that as of August 22, 2012, Russia will be a Member of the World Trade Organization (WTO), and consequently, the amendments to the Customs Union’s (CU) legislation will enter into force, Rozzelkhoznadzor would like to propose temporary procedures for the period immediately following Russian accession. We request that these procedures be considered by the other WTO Members and their respective sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) authorities. Forward

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A wide range of developing agricultural companies has been formed in Russia. They are highly competitive in the food market and raise extensive funds for their development. Significant investment in large agro-industrial holdings as well as the government’s financial support, allow for the intensive ramping up of animal production.   Details

Jun 15, 2017

The meeting was held in Moscow. The sides discussed an option to remove preliminary notification posts (PNP) located along the Kazakh - Russian border area was on the agenda. The Kazakh side reported that PNPs are a barrier to economic partnership between the countries. Therefore, it was suggested that the two sides should take some joint control actions to prevent import of products without appropriately completed veterinary and/phytosanitary certificates from Kazakhstan to Russia.  


Jun 9, 2017

Visit of representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries of Japan for assessment of epidemic situation on foot-and-mouth disease, classical swine fever and African swine fever in the Russian Federation will take place on June 13-16, 2017.  


Jun 9, 2017

Rosselkhoznadzor Delegation headed by Deputy Head Konstantin Savenkov took part in the II Dialogue between China and Central and Eastern European countries on quality control, inspection and quarantine, Ninbo (PCR), June 7-9. 


Jun 9, 2017

The meeting will take place in Moscow. During the dialogue the Russian party expressed its concern about increasing re-export of illegal products produced in countries banned for import to the Russian Federation from Kazakhstan to Russia. 


Jun 8, 2017

On June 2, 2017 the meeting of Heads of veterinary services in Eastern European and Baltic countries devoted to African swine fever control in the region was held in Riga (Latvia). Commissioner for Food Health and Safety Vytenis P. Andriukaitis, representatives of the Ministries and competent authorities of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Finland, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Moldavia and Ukraine participated in the meeting. The Russian Federation was represented by Advisor to the Head of Rosselkhoznadzor Nikita Lebedev. OIE Deputy Director General Jean-Philippe Dop and other representatives of the European Food Safety Authority also took part in the meeting. 


Jun 5, 2017

Russian-Japanese negotiations which continue active dialogue between the countries on mutually beneficial trade in animal and plant products were held on June 2, 2017.  


Jun 2, 2017

Negotiations between the Rosselkhoznadzor and AQSIQ were held in Beijing on May 25-26 and dealt with the issues of supplies of Russian grain and grain products to China. 


May 29, 2017

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