To completely defeat the counterfeit, it is necessary to toughen punishment for unscrupulous producers. This was stated by Executive Director of the National Union of milk producers ("Soyuzmoloko") Artem Belov in an interview with National news service (NSN).
According to him, the percentage of adulteration in the dairy category, which is present in the market, is approximately 6-7%, while in 2015 it reached 9 percent. "This is largely the efforts of the government, authorities, and non-profit organizations, — said Artyom Belov. — Now, the fines are very low, and their fold increase could seriously improve the situation. You just need to increase the fines and to amend the Code of administrative offences".
Earlier, on 20 APR CPS reported, that audit more than 11 thousand food producers, catering industry and trade revealed that most fraud accounts for imported dairy and fish products — 7.5 and 6.5 percent, respectively.
In mid January the assistant head of the Rosselkhoznadzor Alexei Alekseyenko said that Russia has falsified a quarter of all food except eggs. With this assessment not agreed in the CPS and Rosstat. In particular, the stat is reported that from January to November 2016 was identified not meet the requirements of meat and poultry and 6.6%, fish 5.8 percent, confectionery products — less than 4 percent.
Billionaire Kirill Shamalov , which occupies the 74th place in the rating of the richest businessmen of Russia according to Forbes with a capital of $ 1.3 billion, at the end of 2017 can leave this prestigious list, after he reduced his stake in the company "SIBUR" to 3.9 percent.
The Russian government instructed the Ministry of health, the Ministry of industry, Healthcare and the Federal Antimonopoly service to find mechanisms to lower prices for medical devices used in barrier contraceptives. This is stated in the action plan for the implementation of the state strategy of counteraction to spreading HIV-infection in Russia until 2020.
The Ministry of agriculture may within one month submit to the government the draft law "On production and turnover of organic products," said the head of Department Alexander Tkachev. According to him, the document will create legal base for development of the promising directions of the domestic agricultural sector.
Pyongyang has threatened to destroy a nuclear submarine of the U.S. Navy, which earlier this week came in South Korea's port of Busan. "When Michigan will try at least to move, he will be doomed to the miserable fate of becoming an underwater Ghost, unable to return to the surface" — promise propagandists from North Korea.
American film Director Oliver stone has confirmed that a film about Russian President Vladimir Putin. It is reported by The Sydney Morning Herald, which the filmmaker gave an interview. The newspaper claims that the picture, which, in particular, will talk about Russia's influence on U.S. elections, will be a hit.
The mission of the British spy plane RC-135W to collect data on the Russian military base on the Baltic sea was revealed through a mobile app for tracking passenger liners. The media drew attention to the fact that the development of the spy plane RC-135W cost the country $ 650 million pounds.