Coming sleeve loading RR is apprehended in Manaus fairs

The sale is prohibited to host the pest larva ”Fly carom '.
21/05/2015 17h12 - Updated 26/05/2015 18h24
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Tax the Municipal Labor Bureau, entrepreneurship, Supply, Fairs and Markets (Semtef) They seized on Thursday, 21, approximately 1,2 Coité sleeve ton produced in Boa Vista (RR) and which has its marketing prohibited by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (Map), All States, to focus the pest larva "Fly carambola".

Each fruit weighs on average 850 grams and was found by inspectors of the Department of Trade and Markets (Demef), without tax and certificate of origin notes, ready to be sold in the fairs PANA, in the neighborhood Colonia Oliveira Machado, Sul, Banana and Manaus Modern, no Center. The sleeves were divided into 48 boxes – called "pockets" by fairground -, each weighing 25 kg and would be sold at R $ 50.

According to the secretary of Semtef, David Valente Reis, Manaus is the main city of the mango trade route and "Fly carambola" is a plague that is spreading across northern Brazil. "In the case of Roraima, some producers insist on risking supply the capital with the fruit. The orientation is constant vigilance to fulfill Eradication Program Fly Carambola ", said.

This is the first major seizure of Coité sleeve in the capital. Because of this, David warned fiscal and administrators 46 fairs and markets to intensify checks on the product. The secretary said the Semtef receives marketing reports of trade and products without origin of origin or invoice by telephone 3663-8488, from Monday to Friday.

David Reis noted that the theft of the entry into Manaus endangers the Amazon economy, because if the pest is detected the State may be prohibited from exporting fruit to other states and, up until, countries. "If the map detect the presence of the pest in the State, we will lose our export potential and, that, It is a very serious thing for our economy ", warned.

The seized product was delivered to the tax of the Agricultural Defense Agency and the Amazon Forest (Adaf), who will conduct the disposal process in Landfill, at kilometer 9, AM highway-010. The owners of stalls where the fruit was found were actuated by Semtef, according to the Municipal Law 123/2004, which regulates the use of public space and the marketing of products in fairs and markets Manaus.

Source: Drafting

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