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APHIS Seeks Comment on Pest List to Reinstate the Importation of Fresh Mango for Consumption from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

The government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has asked USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to reinstate the importation of fresh mango for consumption into the United States. APHIS has a pest list that describes potential pests associated with these commodities.

APHIS shares draft pest risk assessments and pest lists to determine whether stakeholders have information that might lead us to revise the draft list before we identify pest mitigations and proceed with the commodity import approval process

The draft pest list of mango fruit for consumption from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines will be available for review and comment until May 21, 2020. To view the pest list or submit comments, go to https://www.aphis.usda.gov/plant-health/risk-assessment-consultation.


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