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USDA Reviewing Information Collections on Imported Potatoes, Fruits, Horses

Friday, May 03, 2013
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The Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is inviting comments through June 3 on the proposed extension of the following information collections.

Certification Program for Imported Articles to Prevent Introduction of Potato Brown Rot – Information collections include phytosanitary certificates, trust funds, and compliance agreements and production site registration.

Importation of Fruit from Thailand – Litchi, longan, mango, mangosteen, pineapple and rambutan may be imported from Thailand if accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate with an additional declaration stating that the fruit has been treated with irradiation in Thailand and, in the case of litchi, has been inspected and found free of Peronophythora litchi.

Permanent, Privately Owned Horse Quarantine Facilities – Information collections associated with the establishment and operation of permanent, privately owned quarantine facilities for imported horses include an environment certification, application for facility approval, service agreements, letter challenging withdrawal of facility approval, letter notifying APHIS of facility closure, compliance agreement, security instructions, alarm notification, security breach, list of personnel, signed statements, daily log and request for variance.

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