Traders wary as Egypt takes fungus-free stance on wheat
Wed, Jun 15, 2016 - 5:50 AM
The Agriculture Ministry on Sunday confirmed it will apply zero tolerance for ergot, which can be toxic in large amounts, until the government completes a study of risks.
EGYPT looks set for another season of expensive grain.
Traders are casting a wary eye on the largest wheat importer after it again turned away cargoes because of fungus in shipments. Many boycotted Egypt's international tenders earlier this year after similar rejections, and...