A temporary ban on importing varieties of peppers from Egypt

A temporary ban on importing varieties of peppers from Egypt

الثلاثاء 1438/3/21 هـ الموافق 2016/12/20 م واس

Riyadh, Rabi’I 21, 1438, December 20, 2016, SPA — The Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture has temporarily banned the import of all varieties of peppers from the Arab Republic of Egypt after examining and analyzing samples of peppers and an evidence of arrival of continuing shipments of peppers contaminated with residues of pesticides.
The Ministry has directed agricultural quarantines at Kingdom’s various ports and relevant government agencies to take the necessary measures in this regard.
–SPA
12:16 LOCAL TIME 09:16 GMT