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Should flowers have a country-of-origin label?

The agriculture industry is calling for ‘country of origin’ labelling on flowers.

Around 80 per-cent of the nation’s cut flowers are imported — mostly from countries like Kenya, Ecuador, and Columbia.

Tyson Cattle from AUSVEG, and the National Farmers Federation told Gareth Parker on Mornings the imported flowers can pose a bio-security risk and there’s a high rate of non-compliance.

 

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