“We are assessing risk levels at the moment,” said Alexei Alexeyenko, aide to Rosselkhoznadzor head. “We do not exclude the possibility of restrictions.”
The watchdog announced earlier on Monday that recent batches of chilled veal imports supplied from US veal grower and processor Marcho Farms contained traces of the antibiotic tetracycline. The company is one of the four US suppliers which have no restrictions on beef imports to Russia. At present, ninety-nine US companies are certified for delivery of beef to the country.