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Peru suspends import of stone fruits and apples from Chile

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Published Apr 12, 2024

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Peru's Ministry of Agrarian Development and Irrigation, through the National Agrarian Health Service, has temporarily halted the import of certain fresh fruits from Chile, including nectarines, cherries, plumcots, peaches, plums, apricots, and apples. This decision, outlined in Directorial Resolution No. 014-2024-MIDAGRI-SENASA-DSV, is due to concerns over the potential entry of the Grapholita molesta pest, which poses a significant threat to agriculture and international trade. The suspension is in place pending further pest risk analysis and coordination with Chilean authorities to establish new phytosanitary measures for the safe importation of these fruits.
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The Ministry of Agrarian Development and Irrigation (MIDAGRI), through the National Agrarian Health Service (SENASA), announced the suspension of phytosanitary import requirements for stones (nectarine, cherry, plumcot, peach, plum, apricot) and apple, fresh fruit of origin and provenance from Chile, given the imminent risk of entry of the Grapholita annoying pest that affects these fruits. The phytosanitary measure made official today, through Directorial Resolution No. 014-2024-MIDAGRI-SENASA-DSV, is issued in accordance with the Plant Quarantine Regulation and is applied in the face of the imminent risk of entry into Peru of the quarantine pest called Grapholita molesta. This measure will be maintained until the investigation is concluded in coordination with the authority of the exporting country, the pest risk analysis studies are updated and the new phytosanitary requirements are established to continue the trade of these fruits safely. The detections of the Grapholita ...
Source: Senasa
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