Food Safety Agency continues control measures on food products imported to the country, Food Safety Agency told APA.
Agency inspectors inspected 66.9 tons of seed potatoes imported from Russia to Azerbaijan by ZE-DENT LLC. During the view, samples were taken from the imported product and involved in examinations in relevant labs of Food Safety Agency. As a result of examinations, quarantine organism (Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus - ring rot in potato tubers) have been detected. The agency made a decision to the destruction of a batch of unusable seed potato crops.