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Brazil seizes irregular agricultural products on border of Acre and Rondônia

Christian Fernsby |
Task force, made up of employees of the Mapa, seized several irregular agricultural products in the border region of the states of Acre and in Rondônia.

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Topics: BRAZIL   

Among the seizures are more than 40,000 kilos of animal feed and irregular seeds. The Ronda Agro V Operation, held from June 14 to 18, aimed to curb imports, trade and the irregular transit of animals, vegetables, products and agricultural inputs in the region.

Federal agricultural inspectors, agronomists, inspection and agricultural activity agents of the Ministry of Agriculture, as well as state inspectors and agents of the Institute of Agricultural and Forestry Defense of Acre (Idaf) and the Agrosilvopastoril Sanitary Defense Agency of Rondônia (Idaron) acted in 12 teams. Operation Ronda Agro V is part of the Surveillance Program in Agricultural Defense for International Borders (Vigifronteira).

In total, nine liters of prohibited veterinary products, 763 bottles of irregular veterinary products, 21,065 kilos of irregular animal feed products, 85 liters of smuggled pesticides, 3,165 liters of irregular pesticides, 20,000 kilos of irregular seeds were seized , in addition to 1,360 kg of animal products with a health risk (meat, dairy and fish) and 4,934 kg of plant products with a phytosanitary risk (illegally imported grains, fruits and vegetables).

In all, 38 rural properties, 1,112 vehicles in transit, 16 boats and 17 establishments of agricultural products and inputs were inspected. 42 infraction notices were issued, with fines totaling more than R$ 140 thousand.

In Acre, inspection took place in the municipalities of Rio Branco, Plácido de Castro, Capixaba, Acrelândia, Senador Guiomardes, Epitaciolândia, Xapuri and Brasiléia, and in Rondônia, in the following locations: Costa Marques, Guajará Mirim, Nova California, Vista Alegre do Abunã and in the District of Extrema in Porto Velho.

“The operation in the state of Rondônia was important for us to show that we are alert in the region on the border with Bolivia. During the action, offenses such as the use of clandestine veterinary products prohibited in Brazil were identified, as well as the sale of veterinary products in establishments without registration on the Mapa", highlighted the head of the Inspection Service for Livestock Supplies and Animal Health (SISA/ RO)," João Aranha.

According to Aranha, the recent international recognition of Rondônia as an area free from foot-and-mouth disease without vaccination makes it increasingly necessary to intensify surveillance.

Brazil has a land border of 15,719 kilometers in length, through which it communicates with ten countries with different sanitary and phytosanitary situations. The Agriculture and Livestock Defense Surveillance Program for International Borders (Vigifronteira) of the Ministry of Agriculture aims to combat the irregular transit and trade of goods, goods and agricultural inputs in the areas of international borders.

Among the benefits of the program are the reduction of sanitary and phytosanitary risks, the occurrence of border offenses associated with agricultural goods, which put Brazilian agribusiness at risk.

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