In March, Rosselkhoznadzor identified more than 400 phantom sites during the monitoring of Mercury system
At the same time, 209 of them are non-existent production organizations and 717 companies that sell and store products. Most non-existent sites were found by the Rosselkhoznadzor Administration for Moscow, Moscow and Tula regions - 158. The Rosselkhoznadzor Administration for Omsk region recorded 71 phantom enterprises, the Rosselkhoznadzor Administration for Irkutsk region and the Republic of Buryatia - 59.
In March 2021, the Rosselkhoznadzor territorial administrations identified 435 non-existent enterprises across Russia.
Phantom sites are detected during the regular monitoring of the registration of electronic veterinary accompanying documents (eVAD) for animal products in Mercury system. As part of the daily analysis, it is possible to identify violations committed by authorized people of enterprises and state veterinarians when releasing controlled goods into circulation.