Ukrainian companies whose products have been banned to import to Russia will be inspected by a special working group of Russia's consumer rights watchdog Rospotrebnadzor. Such agreement was reached by Ukrainian Agricultural Policy and Food Minister Mykola Prysiazhniuk and Russian Agency for Health and Consumer Rights Chief Gennady Onishchenko at a meeting in Moscow on Thursday, the press service of the Ukrainian Agricultural Policy and Food Ministry has reported, according to UKRINFORM.

"The parties came to the conclusion that they will soon set up a working group that will inspect companies, the import of products of which has been suspended," reads the statement.

In particular, Russian Agency for Health and Consumer Rights will check the documents of individual Ukrainian companies that export their cheese products to the Russian market. Moreover, it will also carry out a sanitary-epidemiological inspection of enterprises and make an assessment of the availability of the logistics equipment of a laboratory that oversees the quality and safety of products being exported to the Russian market. "This decision has received full support from Ukrainian producers," the ministry said.

Prysiazhniuk and Onishchenko also shared the view that product quality control was important and that products complying with the regulations and regulatory documents of the Russian Federation and norms of the law on consumer rights protection should be supplied to the market.

As reported, the Russian Agency for Health and Consumer Rights chief earlier signed documents exempting from sale in Russia and suspending imports of cheese products from three Ukrainian producers: Prometei (Chernihiv region), Pyriatyn Cheese Factory (Poltava region) and Hadiachsyr (Poltava region).

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