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Union in bid to avoid another onion crisis – Import of fruits and vegetables banned from India

KUWAIT CITY, June 6: Head of the Union of Consumer Cooperative Societies Khalid Al-Hudaiban has affirmed that the union is working hard to prevent the recurrence of the onion crisis, reports Al-Rai daily. This came after the Public Authority for Food and Nutrition banned the import of fruits and vegetables …

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‘Onions’ from Egypt are safe

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 27: Results of laboratory tests conducted by the Public Authority for Food and Nutrition showed that samples of onions imported from Egypt are safe for human consumption, reports Al-Rai daily. This puts an end to the controversy on the import of onions from Egypt which started when …

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‘Onion crisis to end soon – ‘Importing from India’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: The Cooperative Societies Union has started importing onion from India in coordination with the ministries of Social Affairs, Commerce and Industry, reports Al-Rai daily quoting a reliable governmental source. The source said this move aims to open extra lines for importation of onion in a bid …

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Bid to test fresh fruits, veggies

Public Authority for Food & Nutrition adopts mechanism KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21: The Public Authority for Food and Nutrition has adopted a mechanism to test fresh fruits and vegetables arriving in the country through different outlets, reports Al-Anba daily. According to the mechanism the products exporting country must produce the …

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Emergency team formed to figure out onion crisis – Ban on Egyptian veggies lifted

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 20: Acting Minister of Commerce and Industry Khalid Al-Rawdan has formed an emergency team tasked to find solutions to the onion crisis, reports Al-Rai daily quoting sources. In a related development, acting Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi visited the fruits and vegetables market after the announcement …

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MoCI decides to lift ban on import of onions from Egypt – Bid to resolve crises

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 16: Ministry of Commerce and Industry has decided to lift ban on the import of onions from Egypt as a step toward resolving crises incited by the skyrocketing prices of onion in less than 24 hours, reports Al-Rai daily. Months ago, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry …

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‘No leniency for lawbreakers, deportation for two Egyptians in fighting’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 16: Acting Undersecretary for Public Security in the Ministry of Interior Major General Ibrahim Al-Tarrah issued a decision to deport two Egyptians who fought at the Fruits and Vegetables Market and caused mayhem in violation of Kuwaiti laws. The Operations Room of the Interior Ministry received report …

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Hike in onion prices tied to low supplies – Sack of 16 kilogram goes for 8 dinars

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 15: Inadequate supply of onions in the market is causing the recent hike in prices of the commodity, reports Al-Anba daily quoting a source from Fruits and Vegetable market. He noted the issue is partly to do with import of large quantities of onions that were declared …

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