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Egypt, the world's biggest wheat buyer, risks facing tender boycotts for a second season after it stopped another vessel from unloading on concern it may contain poppy seeds that are banned in the country. The quarantine office halted a 59,000-metric-ton cargo of French wheat sold by Casillo Commodities at Safaga over the weekend, and samples are being tested. The move came even as the French Embassy said inspections at the loading port showed the cargo met Egyptian specifications. Grain shipped by Romania's CerealCom Dolj was held back last month at the same port for that reason.This isn't the first time Egypt has stopped wheat cargoes for quality issues. Casillo sold French wheat to Egypt for $220.85 a ton in July.
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