Central Customs Administration

Smolensk customs officers stopped illegal transportation of dry dog food

Published: March 11, 2024 14:00

The mobile group of Smolensk customs stopped the illegal import of 380 kilograms of dry dog food. The goods were imported from Belarus to Russia with concealment without shipping documents and veterinary certificate

Customs officers stopped the car with the cargo on the federal highway “M-1 Belarus” in Krasninsky district of Smolensk region. According to the accompanying documents, leather goods and perfume, totaling about 5 tons, were on their way from Belarus to Russia

In the course of inspection of the cargo compartment of the car among the goods declared in the documents, customs officers found twenty bags of dry dog food, totaling 380 kg. According to the labeling on the packages – country of origin Poland.

The goods are being moved without the necessary veterinary and other accompanying documents that would allow to trace the origin of the products, as well as to confirm the guarantees of its quality and safety.  The cargo was handed over to specialists of the Department of Rosselkhoznadzor for the Bryansk, Smolensk and Kaluga regions for additional verification measures,” – said the head of Smolensk customs Yakubov.

Vladimir Safonov,

Smolensk customs spokesman


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