Areas Outside of the United States where Karnal Bunt is Known to Occur:
Karnal Bunt Pest Free Areas:
The Administrator may recognize an area as an area free of Karnal bunt whenever he or she determines that the area meets the requirements of the International Standard for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPM) No. 4, “Requirements for the establishment of pest free areas.” The international standard was established by the International Plant Protection Convention of the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization and is incorporated by reference in 7CFR § 300.5. APHIS will publish a notice in the Federal Register and maintain on an APHIS Web site a list of the specific areas that are approved as areas in which Karnal bunt is not known to occur in order to provide the public with current, valid information. Areas listed as being free from Karnal bunt are subject to audit by APHIS to verify that they continue to merit such listing.
The following area of the Mexicali Valley in Mexico has been determined to be free from Karnal Bunt:
Except for wheat (Triticum spp.) plants, which are prohibited importation under § 319.37 and/or § 319.59, approved articles that are from recognized pest free areas area may be imported into the United States subject to the following conditions: