The Dnepropetrovsk regional commission on questions tekhnogenno - ecological safety and emergency situations obliged mayors and heads of the district state administrations to forbid in all markets trade in wild-growing mushrooms and mushrooms of house conservation.
About it reported in a press - service of the Dnepropetrovsk regional state administration.
The commission addressed also in management of the Ministry of Internal Affairs concerning prevention of trade in wild-growing mushrooms in the spontaneous markets. At the same time regional management of forest and hunting economy is obliged to establish or update within a week on approaches to places of mass collecting mushrooms precautionary stands about danger of their collecting.
The ban is connected with mass cases of poisoning with wild-growing mushrooms of the population of the region. For the last month in the Dnepropetrovsk area 57 such cases are registered. 17 people died of poisoning, 97 more were hospitalized in hospitals. Meanwhile, in 2008 of all 13 cases of poisoning were registered by mushrooms, 1 person died.