Peru suspends import of stone fruits and apple from Chile

Fresh Apple
Published Apr 13, 2024

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Peru's National Agrarian Health Service (Senasa) has temporarily halted the import of several fresh fruits from Chile, including nectarines, cherries, plumcots, peaches, plums, apricots, and apples, due to concerns over the Grapholita molesta pest, also known as the Eastern Peach Moth. This pest poses a significant threat to stone fruit crops by damaging developing fruits. The suspension, outlined in Directorial Resolution No. 014-2024-Midagri-Senasa-DSV, is a precautionary measure to prevent the pest's entry into Peru. The ban will remain in effect until further pest risk analysis and investigations are conducted in collaboration with Chilean authorities to establish new phytosanitary measures for the safe importation of these fruits.
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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 origin in Chile, given the imminent risk of entry of the Grapholita annoying pest that affects these fruits. The phytosanitary measure made official today, April 12, 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 the pest entering Peru. quarantine called Grapholita molesta, which will take effect immediately after its publication. 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 annoying pest at ...
Source: AgroPeru
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