Russia imposes temporary import ban on Turkish aubergines

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Posted: Apr 20, 2016 2:46 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's state food safety watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor has imposed a temporary ban on imports of Turkish aubergines starting from April 25, it said on Wednesday.

The suspension followed continued deliveries of batches of aubergines contaminated with "quarantine organisms," Rossekhoznadzor said.

(Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Writing by Dmitry Solovyov; Editing by Andrew Osborn)