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Potatoes imported from Russia destroyed

15.10.2021,17:50


October 15, Fineko/abc.az. 66.9 tons of seed potatoes imported by ZEMENT LLC from the Russian Federation were examined by inspectors of the Azerbaijan Food Safety Agency (AQTA).

ABC.AZ was informed at AQTA that as a result of tests, a quarantine organism was found in the samples (Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus - ring rot in potato tubers). The Agency has decided to destroy a batch of seed potatoes that are unusable.