Imported fruits, vegetables with high pesticide residue destroyed

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dubaï ; émirats arabes unis ; pesticides ; santé ; alimentation

Un vendeur de légumes derrière son étal sur un marché de Dubaï. Septembre 2008 © AFP PHOTO/MARWAN NAAMANI

Ministry aims for integrated system to control and monitor distribution

Dubai: The Ministry of Environment and Water destroyed 378,194 tonnes of imported fruits and vegetables after tests showed that they contained a pesticide residue level higher than the rate allowed.

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