APHIS Seeks Comments on Commodity Import Assessment Document for Chilean Fresh Plum Imports to United States

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Washington, DC, November 3, 2021 – The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) of the United States Department of Agriculture has prepared a Commodity Import Assessment Document (CIED) related to import of fresh plums from Chile to the United States.

Based on the findings of CIED, APHIS has determined that the application of one or more designated phytosanitary measures will successfully manage the risks of introduction or spread of plant pests through a systems approach against the European corn borer. vineyard (EGVM), as well as a methyl fumigation option. bromide. This action will not change other requirements for importing plums from Chile that do not target EGVM, and irradiation will remain an option to combat EGVM.

APHIS makes the EDIC available to the public for review and comment for 60 days. To view CIED, go to http://www.regulations.gov and enter APHIS-2020-0041 in the search field. APHIS will review all comments received by January 3, 2022.

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