Improving Safety and Quality

of the Sri Lankan fruits and vegetables

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Ananas02On January 12, General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of China released the latest information on the varieties of fruits and names of the countries that was approved for export to China. Source: General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China Publication Date - 30/01/2018

SolutionFor people who are worried about pesticide-laden vegetables, Hyderabad researchers have come up with a do-it-yourself solution to protect yourself from poison that might be on your plate. Source - http://www.freshplaza.com/article/188270/Indian-researcher-finds-easy-way-to-remove-pesticides Publication Date - 31/01/2018

freshcutThe Department of Health (DOH) has announced a Salmonella outbreak involving pre-cut watermelon, cantaloupe, or fruit mixes containing watermelon or cantaloupe in both Washington and Oregon. Source - http://www.freshplaza.com/article/186043/US-Pre-cut-fruit-linked-to-Salmonella-outbreak-in-Washington-and-Oregon   Publication Date - 02/01/2018

WAjujubes1Following the continuous increase in living standards, imported fruit has already lost its reputation as an expensive commodity and entered the lives of common people. Source - http://www.freshplaza.com/article/186899/China-2017-analysis-of-fruit-import-price-conditions   Publication Date - 02/01/2018

tomatoesapplesA study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found the natural decline in lung function over a 10-year period was slower among former smokers with a diet high in tomatoes and fruits Source - http://www.freshplaza.com/article/187079/Apples-and-tomatoes-may-help-repair-lungs-of-ex-smokers  Publication Date - 02/01/2018

tomate marruecosThe European Commission will enforce less strict phytosanitary controls on the export of tomatoes from Morocco to the European Union from 1 January 2018 Source - http://www.freshplaza.com/article/187051/EC-reducing-phytosanitary-controls-on-Moroccan-tomatoes   Publication Date - 02/01/2018