06277.com.ua Ukraine&#39;s State Food Safety and Consumer Protection Service has prevented the import into Ukraine of a batch of citrus fruit from Turkey and Egypt. In particular, 22.4 tonnes of tangerines from Egypt were infected with Mediterranean fruit flies, the agency&#39;s press service said in a statement on January 22. In addition, the experts revealed and seized an infected batch of oranges from Egypt amid a phytosanitary inspection at Kyiv region&#39;s Zakhidny customs station. Read alsoTurkey extends quotas for livestock, meat supplies from Ukraine Moreover, a batch of tangerines weighing 17.3 tonnes, also infected with fruit flies, was seized at Ukraine&#39;s port of Chornomorsk in Odesa region. The fruit came from Turkey, the report said. In order to prevent such incidents, the Service sent to Egypt and Turkey notes on non-compliance of goods with Ukraine&#39;s phytosanitary requirements. As UNIAN reported, the State Food Safety and Consumer Protection Service earlier prevented the import of infected tangerines from Poland to Ukraine.