24.0326 Emits and vegetables-Fruit fly and citrus disease restrictions.
(a) The importation of fresh fruits, susceptible vegetables, and seeds covered with pulp, is prohibited from areas where the oriental fruit fly (Dacus dorsalis) and the Mediterranean fruit fly (Certitis copitata) or other injurious fruit fly species are known to occur. Such fruits and vegetables may however, be entered if accompanied by certification of competent authority in the country of origin that it has been subject to an approved treatment at point of origin and subsequently protected from reinfestation until exportation has been effected.
(b) The importation of citrus fruits is prohibited from areas where the organism causing citrus canker, cancrosis “B”, and sweet orange scab are known to occur, and shall be permitted entry only when accompanied by a certificate of competent authority in the country of origin stating that it originated in an area free from the aforesaid diseases.History: Ex. Ord. 1, eff Jan 55, Plant and Animal Quar. Regs. Part 3 § 2.