Definition of phytosanitary in English:


Syllabification: phy·to·san·i·tar·y
Pronunciation: /ˌfītōˈsaniterē


(Of agricultural goods crossing borders) sanitary with regard to pests and pathogens: a point-of-origin phytosanitary certificate
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  • They have announced a precautionary principle with regard to genetically modified foods, which is very difficult to reconcile with the WTO's sanitary and phytosanitary rules.
  • Further, these countries have practically blocked developing country imports under the stringent norms of sanitary and phytosanitary measures (often more tougher than what is prescribed by Codex Alimentarius).
  • Most African countries and others from the Least Developed Countries category have been grappling with the issues of sanitary and phytosanitary measures when trying to venture into export markets.

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