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Sunday, 17 December 2017

Agriculture Ministry brings ergot policy in line with rest of the government

More sanity? The Agriculture Ministry has officially brought its ergot policy into line with other government agencies, Maha El Dahan writes for Reuters. The decree states that any wheat shipments with an ergot content below 0.05% would be treated and accepted, while those with levels over 0.05% will be rejected. “This fixes a discrepancy in regulations governing the work of the agricultural quarantine agency, which falls under the agriculture ministry,” el Dahan writes. “This means officially by the law, there should be no more ergot issues,” a Cairo-based trader said.

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