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Thursday, 16 May 2013 10:28

Clarification of more than 300 tons of dangerous fruit and vegetables

Over the past week the specialists of the Central Laboratory State Organization "Center for Grain Quality Assessment" found 330 tons of substandard imported products of plant origin.

Fruits and vegetables imported into Russia, were contaminated with pesticide residues and nitrates in excess of the maximum permissible level. Among the dangerous products of plant origin have entered apples (total weight of 202.8 tons) and zucchini (127.2 m).

Apples were brought from Poland and Greece, zucchini - from Turkey.

Source: Rosselkhoznadzor