In the seaport of Novorossiysk, the Rosselkhoznadzor Directorate for the Krasnodar Territory and the Republic of Adygea prevented the shipment of contaminated potatoes (over 142 tons) that arrived from Egypt by sea to the Russian Federation.
According to the correspondent of the IA "KazakhZerno.kz", during the quarantine phytosanitary control of the motor ship "Emma Hey", which arrived from Egypt, specialists of the department of quarantine phytosanitary control at the state border of the Russian Federation in a batch of potatoes identified five living pupae of a dangerous quarantine object - a polyphagous humpback fly ... The presence and viability of the quarantine object was confirmed by the conclusion of the quarantine examination of the Novorossiysk branch of the FSBI VNIIKR. The import of the cargo was prohibited, the contaminated regulated products will be returned to the shipper.
For the territory of the EAEU, the polyphagous humpback fly is a quarantine object; it is included in the Unified List of Quarantine Objects of the Eurasian Economic Union.
A source: https://www.fruit-inform.com