June 9, 2016

European Union extends ban on Nigerian beans for high levels of pesticides

The European Food Safety Authority had in 2015 banned some agricultural produce which included beans from Nigeria, citing that the rejected beans were found to contain between 0.03mg per kilogramme to 4.6mg/kg of dichlorvos pesticide, when the acceptable maximum residue limit is 0.01mg/kg. There were indications in March 2016, of […]