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Poland Rejects Rapeseed Cargo From Ukraine on Mite Infestation

November 12, 2012

Poland rejected a cargo of rapeseed from Ukraine because of infestation with mites, a notification to the European Union’s food-alert system showed.

A sample of Ukrainian rapeseed tested Nov. 9 in a border control showed 10 mites for each kilogram (2.2 pounds) of the oilseed, according to the notice from Poland published online today. The consignment was rejected at the border, detained and re-dispatched, according to the notice.

To contact the reporter on this story: Rudy Ruitenberg in Paris at rruitenberg@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Claudia Carpenter at ccarpenter2@bloomberg.net


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