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USDA Reviewing Information Collections on Imports of Fruit and Pork

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is accepting comments through May 30 on the proposed extension of approval of information collections associated with the regulations for the importation of the following.

- Clementines, mandarins, and tangerines from Chile: information collections include phytosanitary certificates, trust fund agreements, permits, production site registration, phytosanitary inspection, shipping documentation, and treatment (cold treatment or fumigation) or low prevalence production site certification

- Jackfruit, pineapple, and starfruit from Malaysia: information collections include phytosanitary certificates issued by the national plant protection organization of Malaysia that must include an additional declaration

- Live swine, pork, and pork products from regions free of classical swine fever in Brazil, Chile, and Mexico: information collections include certificates, compliance agreements, and cooperative service agreements

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