32 tons of Brazil nut did not pass phytosanitary control in St. Petersburg, Russia

Brazil Nut Kernel
Published Oct 5, 2021

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In the Big Port of St. Petersburg, an official of the North-West Interregional Administration of the Rosselkhoznadzor carried out a quarantine phytosanitary control of 32 tons of Brazil nuts.

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In St. Petersburg, the Rosselkhoznadzor Administration has banned the import of 32 tons of nuts The cargo went from Bolivia to the address of the consignee from the city of Uralsk, Republic of Kazakhstan. During the inspection of regulated products, the state inspector found that the information on the name and address of the sender contained in the labeling on packages with regulated products does not correspond to the information specified in the phytosanitary certificates. The import of 32 tons of nuts into the territory of the Russian Federation is prohibited. For reference Brazil nut (lat. Bertholletia) is one of the largest tree nuts. The fruits of the bertolette tree are round or oval in shape with a hard woody shell. Fruit sizes reach 10-15 cm in diameter and 1-2 kg by weight. The inside of the nut contains from 8 to 24 kernels with a thin leathery skin and delicious pulp inside. After pollination, the kernels mature within 14 months. They are the ones that go into use. ...
Source: Agroxxi
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