He was brought to the port in the company of live insects. In Novorossiysk, Rosselkhoznadzor experts found in containers delivered by one of the Egyptian ships, potatoes, which are in the company of live caterpillars of potato moths.
According to the press service of the body, these insects on the territory of the Russian Federation are a quarantine object and their import is strictly prohibited.
This pest in some cases, settling in storage, is able to destroy up to 80% of the crop.
Without thinking twice, experts banned the further import of the product into the country.
A source: https://sm-news.ru