Claims of corruption in Ban on Bananas

Banana traders are tonight calling for an investigation into how fruit found to be contaminated with disease were cleared and allowed to leave the port.



The traders allege rogue customs officers were given a bribe to release the infected bananas putting the livelihoods of growers, traders and families who depend on the banana industry, at risk. 

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