The chief a press-services of regional customs Natalia Kazantseva stated that in the Kaliningrad region on Tuesday for the first time destroyed a batch of sanctions products - lard, seized on the Russian-Polish border.
"Four tons of fat was detained by customs officers at the automobile checkpoint "Bagrationovsk" on the Russian-Polish border, " said Kazantseva.
in her expressions, a restricted product tried to bring in Kaliningrad region two residents of Russia, informs news Agency. However, they argued that taking the Fat "for personal use" - without documents, although the packaging was viewed Polish markings. Prohibited product was selected, and on Tuesday ? destroyed at the landfill of waste hills in the area Bagrationovsky. The fat is thrown into a pit dug by a bulldozer, mixed with chloride of lime, covered with earth and compacted." the destruction of the party of fat occurred in the presence of commissioners of the Kaliningrad regional customs, regional office of Rosselkhoznadzor, and 2 disinterested persons. the act of destruction, " said the Commissioner of customs. According to Kazantsevo, on the night of Tuesday in furnaces, crematoria at some of the checkpoints of the Russian-Polish border has destroyed 100 pounds of cheese and as much fish illegally imported into the Russian territory. Remember, the first day of the week the first batch of prohibited for import to the Russian Federation vegetables was destroyed in the Crimea. The goods were found at the checkpoint "Armyansk" at the border line with Ukraine. As was announced on the 7th of August, in Russia two days were killed 348 tons sanctions products, including 312 tons of vegetable and 36 tons of animal products. At the same time the Rosselkhoznadzor said that observes a sharp decrease in the volume imported to the Russian Federation plant products - over 170 trucks a day to 70. In addition, after the decision to eliminate prohibited to import food smuggling has decreased in 10 times. Products imported into the country in violation of the food embargo, the Russian Federation began to destroy last week. July 29, Leader Vladimir Putin has signed the Decree about liquidation on August 6, products imported into the Russian Federation and falling under the food embargo. The decree does not apply to Goods for personal use.