Rospotrebnadzor (RPN) in conducting audits revealed 69 nonexistent factories making adulterated dairy products, the press-service agency.
"In carrying out monitoring activities in the year 2015 - 2016 May year Rospotrebnadzor experts found 69 all companies listed on the product packaging as manufacturers, but absent on the stated addresses, 13 of them have been identified for the first time in 2016.
Materials are transferred to law enforcement authorities ", - said in a statement.
Products withdrawn from circulation enterprises, added the ministry and asked consumers to report the fact of its sales. "The situation is under control of Rospotrebnadzor," - the report says.
Since the beginning of the year by 2016 20 May 780 Rospotrebnadzor received notifications of detected counterfeit in circulation of dairy products in 67 Russian Federation. Most of the notifications accounted for butter, milk, cottage cheese.
Falsified dairy products made at factories in 342 61 subject. In all cases of detection of counterfeit products in circulation Rospotrebnadzor inspected and taken preventive measures.
"Revoked and suspended the certificates of conformity and declarations of conformity, withdrawn from sale over 25 tonnes of adulterated dairy products, imposed fines totaling approximately 27,5 million rubles," - said in a statement.
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