Branding of meat of all animal species is carried out in accordance with the current Instruction on branding meat.
Meat and meat products (by-products) of all types of agricultural and wild animals, as well as poultry, are subject to mandatory branding with veterinary stamps and stamps in accordance with the requirements of the Instruction. Branding of meat and meat products with an oval stamp is carried out by veterinarians and veterinary medical assistants who are in the staffs of organizations and institutions of the state veterinary network who have undergone mandatory commissions (with the participation of a representative of the state state inspection of the republic within Russia, the region, the region) and certification of practical and theoretical questions of veterinary-sanitary examination, received official permission of the state veterinary inspector of the region (city)
Veterinarians and veterinary medical assistants of other organizations and institutions during the veterinary-sanitary examination of meat and meat products obtained from household slaughter and slaughter stations and sent for processing to meat-processing plants (workshops, factories) or sold on the markets under the control of the state service, are stigmatized with a stamp "Preview inspection".. Veterinary stamps are made in the prescribed manner with the written permission of the state veteransportor of the region (city) of bronze or other stainless steel, of established shapes and sizes with a deeply cut rim, numbers and letters in order to obtain a clear impression on the surface of the meat. Veterinary stamps can be made of rubber. Brands are kept by a veterinarian (vet-doctor) who has received the right to stamp meat in conditions that completely exclude their unauthorized use.
Lists of veterinarians and veterinary medical assistants who have been granted the right to stamp meat and have been given permission to manufacture veterinary stamps and stamps, according to the main state veterinary inspectors of republics within the Russian Federation, autonomous entities, territories, regions, cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg. Branding of meat is carried out only after a veterinary-sanitary examination. For marking of meat, paints permitted by the State Committee for Sanitary and Epidemiological Surveillance are used.