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Input Sought on Info Collection Involving Citrus Fruit Imports from Uruguay

Tuesday, November 08, 2016
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is seeking input by Jan. 9, 2017, on an information collection associated with the regulations for the importation into the continental U.S. of fresh citrus fruit from Uruguay. The current systems approach in the regulations includes requirements for production sites and packinghouses, pest monitoring and pest control practices, orchard sanitation, packinghouse procedures, a phytosanitary certificate, and the importation of commercial consignments only. In addition, the regulations require the use of information collection activities such as a bilateral workplan, production site and packinghouse registration, monitoring and inspection of registered production sites, investigation and remedial action, carton markings, recordkeeping, certification and monitoring of treatment facilities, and a phytosanitary certificate.  

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