The EU lifts import controls on Egyptian oranges and other foods

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Published Jun 7, 2023

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The European Union (EU) has raised the controls for the import of Egyptian orange and other foods from different countries, according to a regulation published in the Official Journal of the EU. In the case of consignments of peppers and oranges from Egypt, a high rate of non-compliance with the requirements regarding contamination by pesticide residues has been detected, so the frequency of physical controls is increased to 30% and identity in the consignments of these goods entering the EU. Something similar occurs with the Egyptian cherimoya and with the moringa pods from India, whose controls will have a frequency of 20% of the items. A high non-compliance rate regarding pesticide residue contamination has also been observed during official controls on consignments of rice, guava and cumin seeds from India, which will be subject to a control frequency of 10, 30 and 20%, respectively. In addition, the frequency of controls on consignments of peanuts from Egypt is increased to ...
Source: PEefeagro
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