153-2019 - Removal of systems approach as a pest risk management measure for bean thrips on fresh oranges and mandarins from the United States of America

24 September 2019

Who does this notice affect?

This notice is of interest to importers (and their customs brokers) of fresh oranges and mandarins from the United States of America.

What has changed?

From 1 October, 2019, the Department of Agriculture will remove the systems approach using CropFume as a pest risk management measure for managing bean thrips (Caliothrips fasciatus) on fresh oranges and mandarins for human consumption from the United States of America.

From 1 October 2019, the available pest risk management measures for managing bean thrips on fresh oranges and mandarins from the United States of America will include options of phosphine or methyl bromide fumigation as specified in BICON.

Further information

For further information please contact imports@agriculture.gov.au.


Last reviewed: 4 November 2019
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