The destruction smuggled into the country animals and birds corresponds to international practice, said a spokesman for Rosselkhoznadzor Julia in a few words, explaining caused a wide public resonance data on the elimination of 50 ducklings on the border line with Ukraine.
"This (killing animals) is not an isolated case, there are rules of international trade. The ducklings were smuggling", - has informed news Agency, the Commissioner of the Department. According to the Melano, the owner of the Chicks decided to reduce and eliminate them.
"He could safely return to the site of Ukraine, but He decided not to. We had no choice – Ducklings were killed: first drugged, then burned", - has specified the representative of the Rosselkhoznadzor." You can say, because It is inhumane, but to import a dangerous infection – It would be even more inhumane ", – stated in a few words, noting that juveniles were likely to be, for example, vectors of avian influenza. The spokesperson added that the owner of contraband violated the rules of the import of live poultry from the territory of Ukraine is not the 1st time. First in the media appeared information about the fact that the Rosselkhoznadzor has destroyed 50 ducklings at the border line with Ukraine in the Belgorod region. Bird smuggled, to bypass the checkpoint, the ducklings had no supporting documents. In Rosselkhoznadzor suspect that birds were likely to be carriers of dangerous diseases. Remember, products that are imported into the country in violation of the food embargo, the Russian Federation began to destroy last week. The President of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova said that to destroy the embargoed products is necessary, as they are a danger to consumers due to false data on quality, origin and safety. On the same day in the Rosselkhoznadzor told how it will be disposed of prohibited products. Later, the Rosselkhoznadzor said that observes a sharp decrease in the volume imported to the Russian Federation plant products. After the decision about the elimination of prohibited to import food smuggling has decreased in 10 times. 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.