AUSVEG calls for US potato ban
Australia’s peak body for vegetable and potato growers AUSVEG has called on the Department of Fisheries and Forestry to follow the lead of the South Korean government and ban the importation of potatoes from the United States amid fears of the zebra chip disease.
South Korea last fortnight stopped all shipments of fresh potatoes from Oregon, Washington and Idaho, due to disease concerns.
According to local agricultural media, the zebra chip disease was found for the first time in the Northwest of the...
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