MINSK, 21 September (BelTA) - Belarus and Russia will continue to integrate the systems of traceability of agricultural products, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry.
Representatives of the Veterinary and Food Oversight Department of the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry and Rosselkhoznadzor, the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance of Russia, met in Smolensk on 19-20 September. “The parties discussed matters related to the integration of the Belarusian and Russian agricultural traceability systems. The parties outlined further steps to integrate the Belarusian system AITS-Tracebility with the Russian information system Mercury,” the ministry said.
The parties also discussed supplies of Belarusian dairy products to Russia and signed a protocol of action to implement the reached agreements.
Following the meeting, Rosselkhoznadzor lifted the temporary restrictions on the supply of cheese, butter, cottage cheese and whole-milk products (except for dry dairy products, transported in bulk or in containers of more than 2.5 liters) of OAO Slutsk Cheese Factory.More about Economy