Xiamen Customs Detects Burkholderia Cepacia Bacteria in a Parcel Shipment of Plant Seeds

According to the Xiamen Evening Newspaper, the Xiamen Inspection and Quarantine Bureau recently intercepted a one-time sending from the UK, containing seeds of 27 varieties, among which were large-leaf lupine, sweet corn and cosmos. In the laboratory, the sweet corn seeds tested positively for a harmful organism: Burkholderia Cepacia…Full Article: China World Fruit & Vegetable

Law Enforcement Authorities in the Provinces of Fujian and Guangdong Seize Smuggled Meat Products

A haul of 530 tonnes of smuggled meat, including contaminated or diseased chicken wings, from Brazil and the United States, was seized at a port in Zhangzhou City, Fujian Province. The meat was incinerated by customs in east China’s Xiamen City, according to police on Tuesday [15 March 2016]. The meat was destroyed by biomass

Xiamen Customs Expedites Imports of Taiwanese Fresh Fruit

Xiamen customs quickly cleared a batch of fruits from Taiwan including sugar apple, pineapple, wax apple, guava and other fruits, with a total of 21.19 tons. As the country’s largest importer and distributor of Taiwanese fruits, and to meet Taiwan’s fruit import season, Xiamen Customs worked overtime and opened a “Reserve Overtime Window” to accept