A huge amount of fertilizers declared Made in Italy", but in fact of Chinese origin was seized thanks to an operation of the police in the port of Bari. Ben 20 thousand bags, amounting to 504 tons, which would end up on the shelves of a large dealer in southern Italy and that instead they were intercepted later joint activities of the financial Police, Anti-fraud Service Agency of customs and Monopolies and Nas Carabinieri.Assofertilizzanti, the national association of fertilizer producers that is part of Federchimica now expressed satisfaction and praise the "brilliant operation", while urging everyone to be vigilant for the safety of products. "The ongoing commitment of the police is a guarantee in the protection of Made in Italy food. In the face of threats to food safety and the quality of local products, the entire supply chain, from producer to distributor to the consumer, is called to an act of responsibility to ensure that you always contradict those of most of lawlessness "- he said Francesco Caterini, President of Assofertilizzanti.The association is committed to work on time and quality concept, to help preserve the real Made in Italy, "whose excellence - he explains - is not possible without a proper and effective use of technical means, including fertilizers, upstream of the food chain. "In this regard, to ensure the highest quality of the fertilizer, since 2011 Assofertilizzanti work closely with the Ministry of Agriculture (in particular with the central Ispettora the protection of the quality and fraud repression): through a public-private agreement , it was in fact born the "quality Project", which allows you to assign the "quality Mark" for member companies that meet specific sustainability criteria, including system certification, product and environmental."