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Ivory Coast destroys 18,000 tonnes of dangerous rice
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Ivory Coast destroys 18,000 tonnes of dangerous rice

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Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast, Apr 17 : Officials in Ivory Coast are destroying 18,000 tonnes of rice that has been declared unfit for human consumption.

The shipment of rice, from Myanmar had been refused entry at several West African ports in recent weeks, including Lome, Conakry and Accra, said a BBC News report. The goods were finally unloaded in Abidjan and then tests were done, which showed there was a problem with the rice. It is now being taken to a landfill site. (UNI)