Military prosecutor's office will check legality of purchase of rations for Ministry of Defense

Military prosecutor's office will check legality of purchase of rations for Ministry of Defense

Earlier the supervising department recognized production of Baryshsky plant unsuitable.

Chief Military Prosecutor's Office (CMPO) is checking observance of the performance of laws during delivery of individual food allowances for the Ministry of Defense. In particular, the delivery of more than half a million rations produced in Baryshsky and Gryazinsky plants to Voentorg RBC with reference to the Officer-in-Charge of the press service of organizational management of CMPO Evgeny Strezhnev reports (CMPO is included into the structure of the Prosecutor General’s Office).

It is not specified when the check was started and what are the terms.

As the CrimeRussia wrote earlier with reference to RBC, the Chief Military Prosecutor's Office recognized more than half a million rations delivered for needs of the Ministry of Defense inadmissible for food. In particular, gelatinizing agent, cellulose, gum of a carob tree and other inadmissible components were found in the food. Thus, in Salted pork fat canned food instead of pork there was an artificial emulsion fat.

Voentorg delivered rations to the Ministry of Defense within the contract for 115 billion rubles ($2 billion) in 2016.

At the same time, the Baryshsky plant claim that all production produced at the enterprise undergone testing of Supervision Agency for Customer Protection and Human Welfare Chief Military Prosecutor's Office. In this regard, the Baryshsky meat-processing plant appealed to court with the claim against RBC for honor and dignity protection, demanding to exact 680 million rubles (11,9 million) from the newspaper.

According to a card file of arbitration affairs, the court registered the statement of the claim on August 25. 

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