Nepal court orders reinstatement of pesticide tests on produce

Nepal to resume pesticide testing of fresh produce from India after government stops checks.

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    Nepal's Supreme Court has ordered the resumption of testing of pesticides in fruits and vegetables, after the government claimed it had no facilities to do so.

    A large proportion of the country's fresh produce comes from India, which still has more than 30 pesticides in use.

    The policy flip-flops have angered consumers in Nepal and have led to plummeting sales.

    Al Jazeera's Subina Shrestha reports from Kathmandu.


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