13 to 2015. Viol●ators will receive severe punishment in future, such as criminal liability ●for the adulteration of food, the CFDA said.The plans also said that no lx
es●s than 300 food safety standards and about 3,050 drug safety standards must● be revised during the five year period.NAIROBI, Feb. 22 -- The locust outbreak plaguing East
tudy and 7
嗀frica calls for a concerted international response a〓s the most dreaded insects devour millions of hectare〓s of vegetation in their cross-border migration, exac〓erbating the already fragile food security situati2
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on 〓in the region.
A girl shows the desert locusts in Ki〓tui County, Kenya, Feb. 20, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhang Yu)
T〓he desert locust, 5
which can travel 150 km in a single〓 day, is deemed the most devastating of locusts. A sm〓all swarm covering one square km cX
's most f0
an eat the same amo〓unt of food as 35,000 people in a day, said the Unite〓d Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).2
"T〓he situation remains extremely alarming in Kenya, Eth〓iopia and Somalia where widespread desert locust infe〓stations and a neww
generation of breeding threaten fo〓od security and livelihoods in the region," it noted 〓Tuesday.
The locusts most recentlT
y invaded South Suda〓n from Uganda, and the South Sudan government is seek〓ing funds worth 20 million U.S. dollars for chem7