Japan Warns of NZ Honey Ban

If it continues to find the weed killer glyphosate [Roundup] during border testing, Japan has warned it will stop importing New Zealand honey.

Last year, New Zealand’s global honey exports totalled $490 million with almost $68m of that sent to Japan. The country is now testing all honey from New Zealand at the border after it detected glyphosate for the second time through random testing.

The New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has been told by Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare that if five percent of imported honey exceeds it glyphosate limit, it will stop the honey coming into Japan.

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Via https://www.fbtech.co.nz/2021/01/21/japan-warns-of-nz-honey-ban/

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