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EU issues the highest number of pesticide residue notifications to Turkey in 2021-2022 campaign

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Published Oct 23, 2022

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In which vegetable, the excess of permissible residues according to EU standards was most often detected. During the 2021-2022 export-import campaign, the European Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) registered a total of 658 notifications for countries due to the high content of pesticides in fruits and vegetables that arrived in the EU or from third countries, or from the EU itself, according to data prepared by Hortoinfo portal analysts from the aforementioned service.

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In which vegetable, the excess of permissible residues according to EU standards was most often detected During the 2021-2022 export-import campaign, the European Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) registered a total of 658 notifications for countries due to the high content of pesticides in fruits and vegetables that arrived in the EU or from third countries, or from the EU itself, according to data prepared by Hortoinfo portal analysts from the aforementioned service. The country that received the most warnings from the system between September 1, 2021 and August 31, 2022 was Turkey, with a total of 356 warnings for pesticide residues exceeded when shipped to the European market. The palm went to Bulgarian pepper - 85 batches of Bulgarian pepper, which in a large percentage of cases were destroyed when they reached the borders of the European Union. This is followed by grapes and lemons with 78 cases for each item, then tangerines with 56 cases and fewer violations for ...
Source: Agroxxi
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