19 tons Moroccan citrus fruit blocked in the port of St. Petersburg

19 tons Moroccan citrus fruits were Monday blocked in the port of Saint-Petersburg in Russia, reporting local Russian newspapers.

"The presence of larvae has been confirmed" by inspectors of Rosselkhoznadzor, a Russian control body, according to the local newspapers.

This will therefore be sent back to Morocco, adds the same source.

As a reminder on 30 January, even though 37 tons of Moroccan tomatoes blocked in the port of Saint Petersburg, after the discovery of tomato moth, medias24 reports.

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