APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) cutting for Planting from the Netherlands

May 3, 2021 USDA APHIS

The government of the Netherlands has requested USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to authorize the importation of Hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) cuttings for planting from the Netherlands into the United States and Territories.

USDA Proposes To Expand Importation of Fresh Citrus Fruit from Australia

December 23, 2020 USDA APHIS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) proposes to expand the production areas in Australia authorized to import fresh citrus fruit into the United States and revise the conditions under which citrus from Australia may be imported.

USDA Authorizes Importation of Cold-Treated Citrus Fruit from South Africa into All U.S. Ports of Entry

November 5, 2020 USDA APHIS

After careful review, APHIS scientists determined that citrus fruit from South Africa, which is cold treated in transit, can safely enter all U.S. ports of entry without increasing the risk of introducing the false coddling moth or other pests of concern.

APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Moth Orchid for Planting from the Netherlands

October 29, 2020 USDA APHIS

The government of Netherlands has asked USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to authorize the importation of moth orchid (Phalaenopsis spp.) for planting into the United States and Territories.

APHIS Seeks Comment on Draft Pest Risk Assessment for the Importation of Moth Orchid (Phalaenopsis spp.) for Planting From Germany.

October 8, 2020 USDA APHIS

The government of Germany has asked USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to authorize the importation of moth orchid (Phalaenopsis spp.) for planting into the United States and Territories.