Cold Treatment for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables; MidAmerica St. Louis Airport, Mascoutah, IL

 
Docket ID: APHIS-2012-0089
Agency: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
Parent Agency: Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Summary:
We are proposing to allow, under certain conditions, the cold treatment of imported fruits and vegetables upon arrival at the MidAmerica St. Louis Airport, Mascoutah, IL. We have determined that there are biological barriers at this port that, along with certain safeguards, would prevent the introduction of fruit flies and other insect pests into the United States in the unlikely event that they escape from shipments of fruits or vegetables before the fruits or vegetables undergo cold treatment. This action would facilitate the importation of fruit requiring cold treatment while continuing to provide protection against the introduction of fruit flies and other insect pests into the United States.
RIN: Not Assigned
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Category: Domestic Animal Health Programs
Keyword(s): USDA, agriculture
Type: Rulemaking
Program: Plant Protection and Quarantine
 

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Jul 12, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 05/13/2013
ID: APHIS-2012-0089-0002
Comment Period Closed
Rule
Posted: 10/24/2013
ID: APHIS-2012-0089-0004

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 10/24/2013
ID: APHIS-2012-0089-0005
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 05/07/2013
ID: APHIS-2012-0089-0001

Comments

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