Russia: Serious violations at Sverlovsk greenhouses

Russian Federal Veterinary and Phytosanitary Service in Sverdlovsk region detected serious violations in the cultivation of vegetables in Krasnoufimsk area, - said the press service of the department.

As a result of the inspection, it has been found out that in three greenhouses the bags with fertilizer such as diammonium phosphate, carbamide, potassium chloride, were stored in the open air and inside the greenhouses next to cucumbers and tomatoes. Moreover, it has been revealed that in the greenhouses in Rakhmangulovo village a pink chemical solution was mixed just two meters away from the water reservoir.

The Federal Veterinary and Phytosanitary Service also discovered that in 2014, uncertified seeds of tomatoes, cucumbers, eggplant, and peppers were used for sowing.

All the inspection results were referred to the Krasnoufimsk public prosecution office.


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