This was not entirely a surprise since Russia had previously raised concerns over McDonalds cheese and was angered when the fast-food restaurant ceased operations in Crimea. This also comes on the heels of McDonalds problems in China and Japan over food supply issues. It appears the "tangible losses" Putin promised, are beginning.
About inspections fast food McDonald's
Moscow, 08.20.2014, the Rospotrebnadzor in Moscow during the supervisory activities with the sampling of raw materials, food and swabs from the objects of the environment with regard to fast food McDonald's (JSC "Moscow-McDonald's" and OOO "McDonald's") 18 - 20 August 2014 revealed numerous violations of the sanitary legislation.