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Potatoes and carrot seeds with dangerous bacteria were not allowed to enter Kazakhstan from Europe

Seed Potato
Fresh Carrot
Kazakhstan
Published Oct 31, 2021

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NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Ministry of Agriculture told about the threats to food security in Kazakhstan, Kazinform MIA reports with reference to the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan. “The State Inspection Committee in the Agro-Industrial Complex of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the implementation of quarantine phytosanitary control from April to May 2021 when trying to import 228 tons of seed potatoes from Germany, the Netherlands, and France, as well as 46.4 kilograms of carrot seeds from France, a quarantine object was identified Potato Zebra Chip (Candidatus Liberibacter Solanacearum), ”the message says. The presence of the bacterium Candidatus Liberibacter Solanacearum (known as "Zebra Chip") is confirmed by the conclusion of the laboratory examination of the Almaty Zonal Quarantine Laboratory, which is a structural subdivision of the State Institution "Republican Plant Quarantine Center" and is accredited in accordance with the requirements of the international standard ISO 17025.

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NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Ministry of Agriculture told about the threats to food security in Kazakhstan, Kazinform MIA reports with reference to the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan. “The State Inspection Committee in the Agro-Industrial Complex of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the implementation of quarantine phytosanitary control from April to May 2021 when trying to import 228 tons of seed potatoes from Germany, the Netherlands and France, as well as 46.4 kilograms of carrot seeds from France, a quarantine object was identified Potato Zebra Chip (Candidatus Liberibacter Solanacearum), ”the message says. The presence of the bacterium Candidatus Liberibacter Solanacearum (known as Zebra Chip) is confirmed by the conclusion of the laboratory examination of the Almaty Zonal Quarantine Laboratory, which is a structural subdivision of the State Institution “Republican Plant Quarantine Center” and is accredited ...
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