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Almost 35 kg of pears destroyed near Penza

08:40 | 14.11.2017 | Society


Penza, 14 November 2017. PenzaNews. About 35 kg of pears from Poland were destroyed at a dump for domestic solid waste near the village Chemodanovka of the Penza region.  This was reported by the public relations officer of the Rosselkhoznadzor department in Mordovia and the Penza region Larisa Yakushkina.

Almost 35 kg of pears destroyed near Penza

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According to her, the three boxes of fruit that had been imported to the country illegally were confiscated in the territory of the wholesale and retail warehouse "Krymskaya" in Penza.

"The owners of the fruit failed to provide the documents that would prove the legality of the fruit import to the country and their legal availability in its territory as well as phytosanitary security of the products," the interlocutor explained.

Larisa Yakushina added that administrative cases under the Art. 10.3 of the Administrative Offences Code of the Russian Federation "Violating the Rules of Production, Procurement, Transportation, Storage, Processing, Use and Sale of Products Subject to Quarantine (of Materials and Cargo Subject to Quarantine)" were opened against the individual entrepreneurs who traded in products prohibited from being imported in the country.

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