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EU steps up VN dragon fruit inspections

Update: October, 24/2014 - 08:05

The EU has increased inspections of Vietnamese dragon fruit by 20 per cent to analyse the use of plant protection chemicals since October 1. — Photo sggp

HA NOI (VNS) — The National Agro-Forestry-Fisheres Quality Assurance Department (Nafiqad) has announced plans to increase inspections of dragon fruit following an EU regulation on imported food products.

The EU has increased inspections of Vietnamese dragon fruit by 20 per cent to analyse the use of plant protection chemicals since October 1.

Nafiqad has asked municipal and provincial agriculture and rural development departments, the Viet Nam Fruit and Vegetable Association and the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry to instruct relevant individuals and organisations to implement the regulation. — VNS

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