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Iran lab finds Chemicals in Indian basmati

Chandigarh, Punjab: Dealing a blow to basmati export and loss to Punjab and Haryana farmers, Iran has stopped import of Indian basmati after a government laboratory detected high contents of arsenic, cadmium and lead in the rice exported to it a few days back. This development has resulted in steep fall in basmati prices in the export and domestic markets. ...

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