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Using foods that were grown on land irrigated with treated wastewater could potentially expose consumers to small amounts of carbamazepine, a substance which has an antiepileptic effect in humans, according to a study that was recently conducted by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Hadassah Medical Center.
Officials from Russia and Greece met during the Joint Russian-Greek Commission on Economic, Industrial and Scientific Cooperation and walked away with a plan to work together on topics of mutual interest. As a result, the officials signed a roadmap to develop Russian-Greek relations in the field of agriculture.
Eight farms in the Stavropol region are expecting to harvest a combined total of 200 tonnes of strawberries this season. This volume could be a new record for the region, which harvested 100 tonnes of strawberries last year.
Russia and Poland reached an agreement to exchange permits for freight transport. The outcome resulted in both countries receiving approvals for 170 thousand carriers each, Russian Deputy Minister of Transport Nikolai Asaul discussed the topic during a press conference.
The head of the Russian Federal Customs Service (FCS) Andrey Belyaninov announced that the agency will be working to create a "green corridor" for goods imported from Syria, Iran and Italy.
The Russian Federation is seeking to increase vegetable and fruit imports from Jordan to fill the niche left by Turkish products, the head of the Ministry of Agriculture Alexander Tkachev told journalists.
Alexander Tkachev, head of Russia's Ministry of Agriclture (Minselkhoz), said that exporters of the United Arab Emirates that offer quality fruit and vegetable products are welcome to try to replace Russian-sanctioned Turkish products.
Russia's Federal Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance Service (Rosselkhoznadzor) reported that according to point 1 of article VII of the International Convention for the Quarantine and Plant Protection relating to the systematic Turkish suppliers on March 17, 2016, the Russian agency initiated temporary restrictions on pepper (commodity code 0709601000) and grenades (0810909800) imports, including through third countries.
According to statistic data of Federal Customs Service of Russian Federation (FTS) for the year of 2015, import of South African oranges reduced by almost 30% in comparison with 2014. That happened on the background of calls of leaders of the two countries, President of Russia Vladimir Putin and President of RSA Jacob Zuma to increase supplies of fresh fruits from South Africa to Russia sounded during visit to Moscow of Jacob Zuma in August of 2014. In the opinion of South African and Russian business the main reason of the decline was introduction by Russian side of a trade barrier in the form of special EAC marking which became obligatory from February of 2015.
Fresh Business Expo Ukraine, which will take place from 29 November – 1 December 2016 in Kiev, Ukraine, will host a collective participation organised by “AGF Promotie” from The Netherlands.