Cucumber shipment from Serbia stopped over fungicide metalaxyl

Ljubljana/Belgrade, 15 September - A shipment of 18 tonnes of fresh cucumbers from Serbia has recently been stopped at the border, as an excessively high content of the fungicide metalaxyl was detected. The Slovenian authorities have ordered the shipment to be destroyed, so the cucumbers never entered the Slovenian market.

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