The Rosselkhoznadzor returned to China nearly 20 tons of toxic peanut
VLADIVOSTOK, 29 Sep — RIA Novosti. The Rosselkhoznadzor returned to China, arrived in Primorye 19 tons of peanuts, which contained a dangerous toxin cadmium, according to the management office for Primorsky Krai and Sakhalin region.
“According to the results of laboratory tests of samples that were selected from a batch of peanuts received in Primorsky Krai from China September 12,… exceeded the permissible level for cadmium in twice, which does not meet the requirements of Technical Regulations of the Customs Union 015/2011 “On safety of grain”, — is spoken in the message.
The party returned to the exporting country.
According to experts, one reason for cadmium in peanuts could be the excessive saturation of soil with phosphate fertilizers. A pair of cadmium and all its compounds are toxic. Cadmium is a cumulative poison, as they are able to accumulate in the body to hazardous amounts.
This is not the first case of detention in the region of peanut with cadmium, imported from China. At the end of June in Primorye was not allowed batch weighing nearly 20 tons. In June 2017, also reported the arrest of two batches of peanut with cadmium, 19 tonnes and 38 tonnes, both came from China. In August, China returned 5 tons of this hazardous cargo.