ToBRFV detected in a batch of imported tomatoes and peppers
Russia’s Primorsky interregional department of Rosselkhoznadzor prevented the import of tomatoes and peppers from China due to the identification of an object quarantined for the EAEU.
The Office of Rosselkhoznadzor at the phytosanitary control post Pogranichny during state control over batches of imported products with a total weight of 23.9 tonnes and 25.1 tonnes, samples of vegetables were selected for research.
According to the test report, Primorsky International Airport, in a batch of tomatoes from China with a total weight of 4.4 tonnes, a quarantine object for the EAEU was detected – the Tomato brown rugose fruit virus.
The second batch of vegetables was examined by the Primorsky branch of the Federal State Budgetary Institution VNIIKR. According to the test report dated September 8, 2023, in samples from a batch of fresh peppers, regular and hot, with a total weight of 2.4 tonnes, an EAEU quarantine object was also detected – the Tomato brown rugose fruit virus. At the discretion of the product, owners will be destroyed.