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Useful information about salmon roe

Red roe – recover the past glory

Arguments of week. – 2014. – #48 (440).
This article is an abbreviated version of the response of Vesta-VAR to the article of the same name by Vladimir Leonov, published in the newspaper Argumenty Nedeli #40 (432), dated October 23, 2014. In our opinion, this article by V.Leonov contained untrue information discrediting the business reputation of the company Vesta-VAR and personally co-founder of our company, Doctor of Science, Laureate of the Russian Government in Science and Technology V.A.Gromova. Therefore, we considered it necessary to provide objective information on a number of issues touched upon in it. The invariable priority for Vesta-VAR, LLC is the safety of food additives. All of our products have the highest quality, repeatedly checked by the manufacturer, the controlling authorities of the Russian Federation, as well as our customers. Vesta-VAR will continue to work to improve food safety and preserve the nation's health.Learn more...

Salmon roe: new interstate standard (GOST) and well-known technologies

Fish and seafood. – 2014. – #1-2.
The article summarizes the practical experience of using various technologies of salmon roe. Considerable attention is paid to preserving the natural taste of fresh roe and the safety of preservatives for red caviar. The comparative characteristics of state standards (GOST) requirements for salmon roe are given: GOST 31794-2012, GOST 18173-2004, GOST 1629-97. The author comes to the conclusion that GOST 31794-2012 sets higher standards of salmon caviar quality than other existing GOST standards.Learn more...

Comparative description of current standards for salmon roe: GOST 31794-2012, GOST 18173-2004 and GOST 1629-2015

Main features and differences between three current standards for salmon roe are given here.Learn more...

Interstate standard GOST 31794-2012 "Grained salmon caviar. Specifications"

According to GOST 31794-2012 salmon roe can be produced using Varex-2.Learn more...

Refutation of V. V. Vorobiev papers on the influence of preservatives to the safety of salmon roe and public health

Over the years, V.V. Vorobyev regularly publishes articles in which he examines the use of various food additives (in particular, Varex-2) in fish and caviar products. The facts set forth in such articles are often untrue and mislead the manufacturers and consumers of caviar.Learn more...

On the modern technologies for salmon caviar production

Fish and seafood. – 2011. – #1.
After the ban on the use of urotropine in the food industry in Russia had been put into force (July 1, 2010), a new page in the development of salmon roe technologies opened. Frequently asked questions about quality and safety of caviar products and technologies of salmon caviar production are answered by Varvara Alexandrovna Gromova, Doctor of Science, laureate of the Russian Government Prize in the fields of Science and Technology.Learn more...

Salmon caviar. New technologies: to be or not to be?

Fish and seafood. – 2009. – #2.
In electronic media, concern is expressed about the possibility of a 2009 salmon fishing season breakdown due to the ban on the use of urotropine as a preservative for salmon caviar. In this article, Dr. Sc.V.A.Gromova brings to the readers complete unbiased information on this issue.Learn more...

On salmon roe production and substitution for urotropine

According to European Parliament and Council Directive No 95/2/EC the use of urotropine (E239, hexamethylenetetramine) as a preservative for food products is banned in Europe. Similar regulations are in force in a number of other countries.Learn more...

Nine grams is normal, wait a moment, hang on!

Evening Moscow. - 2007. - #23.
The UN once again allowed the export-import of "post-Soviet" (including Russian) black caviar. Experts of this international organization considered that in the territory of the CIS countries it was finally possible to establish control over the catch of sturgeon and the quality of caviar production. Does this mean that caviar meets international quality standards? What kind of caviar are Moscovites eating now? Can I even eat it?
With these questions, the correspondent of "Evening Moscow" appealed to the doctor of sciences, the assistant director of the All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography, the expert in the field of fish certification, Varvara GROMOVA.Learn more...

On the problems of quality and safety of salmon roe

Fish and seafood. – 2006. – #2.
Recently the problem of the toxicity of urotropine (a preservative that is currently used for salmon roe production) is discussed in media: on TV and in numerous contributions. What caused this concern?Learn more...