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20 March, 2020 13:25

Agriculture Ministry prevented importing of 62 tons of cucumbers from Iran

Potentially dangerous vegetables were detected by Shymkent state plant quarantine inspectors, Strategy 2050.kz reports citing the Ministry of Agriculture.

Agriculture Ministry prevented importing of 62 tons of cucumbers from Iran | Strategy2050.kz

The state inspectors of the Shymkent City Territorial Inspectorate under the Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan detected one of the most dangerous pests, as well as a carrier of viral diseases of plants - Western flower thrips in a large consignment of cucumbers from Iran.

The import of goods into the territory of Kazakhstan was prohibited. The entire batch - almost 62 tons of cucumbers - was immediately seized and destroyed.