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USDA Reviewing Information Collection on Importation of Peppers from South Korea

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
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The Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is accepting through July 15 comments on an information collection concerning the importation of peppers from South Korea. As a condition of entry, such peppers must be grown in approved insect-proof, pest-free greenhouses and packed in pest-exclusionary packinghouses. Each consignment must be accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate of inspection with a declaration issued by the National Plant Quarantine Service of Korea stating that the peppers were grown in greenhouses in accordance with the regulations in 7 CFR 319–56–42 and were inspected and found free of certain plant pests. The Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is accepting through July 15 comments on an information collection concerning the importation of peppers from South Korea. As a condition of entry, such peppers must be grown in approved insect-proof, pest-free greenhouses and packed in pest-exclusionary packinghouses. Each consignment must be accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate of inspection with a declaration issued by the National Plant Quarantine Service of Korea stating that the peppers were grown in greenhouses in accordance with the regulations in 7 CFR 319–56–42 and were inspected and found free of certain plant pests.

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