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APHIS Amends Export Restrictions from Dominican Republic

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently released notice that the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is amending previous restrictions on certain fruits and vegetables identified as Mediterranean fruit fly hosts to now be imported to the United States from the Dominican Republic. The previously restricted commodities are now allowed to be imported under certain conditions. Details regarding the eligible commodities and required export conditions can be found in the Federal Order which can be accessed by clicking here.