Poland: Controls of imported fruit, our neighbors are doing it successfully

Fresh Peach
Published Aug 18, 2023

Tridge summary

Fruit with excesses or residues of illegal substances can end up in Poland, often imported from outside the European Union. There is a lack of control on imported products, and Poland's government rarely takes action to withdraw contaminated batches from the market. Fruit growers in Poland are calling for increased inspections on imported fruit to limit imports containing banned substances.
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Original content

There is nothing to cheat. Lots of fruit with excesses or residues of illegal substances also end up in Poland. Many of them reach us from outside the European Union, where, as we know, illegal substances can be used in the EU. According to fruit producers, there is far too little control of imported products. It's worth following how other countries act in similar situations... On Monday, August 14, Croatian authorities detected high levels of chlorpyrifos in a shipment of peaches from Serbia. According to the local industry media, peaches from Serbia returned from the border with Slovenia on July 7. Also in this case, chlorpyrifos was detected. What connects Croatia, Slovenia and Poland? All three countries belong to the European Union. Therefore, the same rules apply to them. The Minister of Agriculture of Serbia stated today that if the test results are confirmed by Serbian laboratories, the said batch of peaches will be disposed of and will not go to the Serbian market. She ...
Source: Sad24
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