TEHRAN – The members of Agriculture Committee of Tran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) gathered Inside their Twelfth meeting this yr To debate factors in numerous agricultural fields particularly the considerations Regarding The extent of pesticide residues in Iranian agricultural merchandise.
As reported by the TCCIMA portal, current rumors Regarding the extreme diploma of pesticide residues in A pair of of Iran’s agricultural merchandise have raised critical considerations amongst home consumers, whereas inflicting critical damage to exporters of agricultural merchandise Inside the nation which have been pressured to export canned merchandise.
On this regard, the TCCIMA Agriculture Committee has been holding numerous conferences with officers from the Agriculture Ministry So as to resolve the talked about factors.
Talking Inside the gathering, Head of the Affiliation of Iranian Pesticide Producers Masoud Gilabadi said the existence of pesticide residues in agricultural merchandise Is not the producers of pesticides’ fault, noting that this drawback Ought to be sought Inside the distribution and consumption of pesticides by farmers.
Gilabadi famous that the current incidents relating to the rejection of Iranian agricultural merchandise from completely different nation’s collectively with Russia are one factor new which have by no means occurred earlier than.
Reacting to Gilabadi’s remarks, Kaveh Zargaran, head of the TCCIMA Agriculture Committee, careworn that there was correspondence between Russia and the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs (IRICA) stating that The rationale that the Russian customs rejected Iranian pepper cargoes was the presence of sure pesticide residues Inside the merchandise.
Further Inside the meeting, TCCIMA Board Member Mohammad Reza Behzadian said that pesticide manufacturing Inside the nation can’t meet the wants of the farmers To current residue-free agricultural merchandise, so restrictions on the import of extreme-extreme quality pesticides from Europe Ought to be lifted To permit the imports of such merchandise.