Russia bans imports of Ukrainian cheese to Crimea
On April 30th, Russia's Federal Service for Consumer rights Protection (Rospotrebnadzor) banned the deliveries of Ukrainian cheese to Russia and the Crimea.
Chief Sanitary Doctor of Russia Anna Popova said that supplies from JSC Piryatinsky Cheese Factory to the Republic of Crimea and the federal city of Sevastopol were terminated as well.
According to Popova, JSC Piryatinsky Cheese Factory is the only Ukrainian factory that had been delivering cheese to the Crimea.
In early April, the Russian sanitary service ceased the import of products of six Ukrainian cheese-making companies. The ban stems from the fact that experts identified breaches of the law in the area of consumer rights protection. In particular, regulations were violated in terms of mass fraction of protein, mass fraction of fat and mass fraction of moisture in the products of the companies.