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USDA Reviewing Information Collections on Imports of Kiwi, Tomatoes

Tuesday, May 09, 2017
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The Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is accepting comments through July 10 on the proposed revision and extension of information collections associated with the regulations for the importation of fresh baby kiwi from Chile and tomatoes with stems from Korea.

Kiwi – information collection activities include an operational workplan, low prevalence production site certification, production site registration, phytosanitary inspections, labeling of containers, identification of fruit in shipping documentation to specify production sites and packing sheds where fruit was processed, and phytosanitary certificates

Tomatoes – information collections include inspection, registered pest-exclusionary structures, recordkeeping, trapping, and a phytosanitary certificate with an additional declaration stating that the tomatoes were produced in accordance with the regulations

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