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Thursday, 10 May 2018

Agriculture Ministry bans imports of South African agricultural products over deadly bacteria outbreak

The Agriculture Ministry issued a decree yesterday banning imports of all South African agricultural and products due to an outbreak of listeria, a deadly bacteria, in South Africa, Al Shorouk reports. The measure is preemptive until the World Health Organization issues a final verdict on the safety of South Africa’s exports. Egypt imports grapes, cherries, pears, pineapples, coconuts, and meat products from South Africa.

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