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Berries

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Country: Canada (CA)
Scientific Name: Rubus spp.
Group: Fruit
End Use: Fresh
NPPO Details:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency, International Phytosanitary Standards Plant Import/Export Division
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Export Criteria

Criteria Criteria Required?
Import Permit No
Phytosanitary Certificate Yes
Additional Declaration/Endorsement Yes
Protocol Market No

General Requirements

Consignments are to be free from pests, soil, weed seeds and extraneous material.

For all fruit varieties Canada has classified the following mite species (Tetranychus kanzawai, Tetranychus truncatus, Tetranychus viennensis) as being quarantinable.

The mite Tetranychus kanzawai is present in Australia and any product found to be infested (or suspected of being infested) with Tetranychus kanzawai must not be certified for export to Canada. Consignments in which suspect mites are found must be put on hold until the mites have been positively identified by an entomologist.

Fruit must be treated for Light Brown Apple moth by methyl bromide fumigation followed by cold treatment.

Details of treatment to be endorsed of the phytosanitary certificate in the treatment section.

The consignment is subject to inspection by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency upon arrival.

Treatment

The fruit must be treated by methyl bromide fumigation for Light Brown Apple moth (Epiphyas postvittana) by one of the following schedules followed by cold treatment and must be specified in the treatment section of the phytosanitary certificate. 

 

  • 16 grm/m3 for 2 hours at a temperature of 21 degrees Celsius at normal atmospheric pressure. Following fumigation, the fruit has been held in cold storage for 21 days at 0 degrees Celsius;

OR

  • 24 grm/m3 for 2 hours at a temperature of 16 degrees Celsius at normal atmospheric pressure. Following fumigation, the fruit has been held in cold storage for 21 days at 0 degrees Celsius.

The exporter is to provide evidence attesting to the treatment and present it to the Authorised Officer at the time of inspection.

Additional Declaration/Endorsements

Option 1 (EXDOC Endorsement 1242)
1) The fruit in this consignment has been treated for Light Brown Apple moth (Epiphyas postvittana).

Reference

Phytosanitary Import Requirements to Prevent the Entry of Epiphyas postvittana (light brown apple month (8th revision) (23 February 2015)​

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Initial Uploaded: 29/07/2014
Reviewed Uploaded: 13/12/2021