Ministry of Agriculture issues important statement about Jordanian watermelons

Jordan

Published: 2021-06-12 20:21

Last Updated: 2021-07-25 10:22


Ministry of Agriculture issues important statement about Jordanian watermelons
Ministry of Agriculture issues important statement about Jordanian watermelons

The Ministry of Agriculture Saturday monitored what is being circulated through social media- including and a number of videos and pieces of news that question the quality and safety of the local watermelon product.

Accordingly, the Ministry emphasized the quality and safety of the local watermelon product, and stressed the need not to pay attention to such news or circulate it. 

The ministry states that the teams responsible for the safety and quality of agricultural products deployed in the vegetable and fruit markets are constantly conducting inspection tours to ensure that agricultural products conform to the Jordanian technical specifications for vegetables and fruits, and to ensure all safety and quality standards for those products, whether in terms of maturity, color, size or shape.

The Ministry of Agriculture said no complaints were registered from citizens or the Ministry of Health.