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USDA Reviewing Information Collections on Imports of Clementines, Pitaya, Longan

Friday, April 20, 2018
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The Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is accepting comments through June 19 on the proposed extension of information collections concerning imports of the following products.

- clementines from Spain: trapping and control records, phytosanitary certificates, labeling, cold treatment data for consignments, trust fund agreements, grower registrations and agreements, Mediterranean fruit fly management program, cold treatment facility/carrier certifications, workplans, advance reservations for cold treatment port space, and emergency action notifications

- pitaya fruit from Central America: production site certification and registration, production site training program, review and maintenance of records, packinghouse registration, inspections and investigations, bilateral workplans, records of fruit fly detections and checking of traps, identification of places of production on shipping documents, box marking, phytosanitary certificates with additional declarations, and emergency action notifications

- longan from Taiwan: phytosanitary certificate stating that the fruit was inspected and found to be free of certain pests, and stamping or printing individual cartons or boxes in which the fruit is shipped with a statement prohibiting importation into or distribution within the state of Florida

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