Consignments are to be free from pests, soil, weed seeds and extraneous material.
Where applicable, the exporter is to provide evidence attesting to the endorsement and present it to the Authorised Officer at the time of inspection.
Test results for the presence of Barley Stripe Mosaic Virus in the consignment must be provided with the Notice of Intention to Export Prescribed Goods when submitted to the Authorised Officer (when specified on the import permit).
Tilletia controversa (Dwarf bunt) Australia is not known to occur in Australia, it can be certified without supporting evidence.
Pseudocercosporella herpotrichoides (Wheat eyespot), Phytophthora root rot (Phytophthora megasperma) and Arabis mosaic virus are not on the oats export pathway. Freedom from these may be endorsed without citing supporting evidence.
Phytosanitary sampling and inspection procedures address the additional declaration statements pertaining to Sitophilus granarius (Granary weevil), Lolium temulentum (Darnel ryegrass), Sorghum almum (Sorghum), Sorghum halepense (Johnson grass) and Dodder (Cuscuta spp).
Alternatively, exporters may have a representative sample tested in a laboratory for Lolium temulentum (Darnel ryegrass), Sorghum almum (Sorghum), Sorghum halepense (Johnson grass) and Dodder (Cuscuta spp).
A Phytosanitary Certificate with no additional
declarations may be issued when the import permit does not require freedom from
any specified insects/pests.
China food registration:
Effective from 1 January 2022, the General Administration of Customs of the People's Republic of China (GACC) implemented changes to registration and labelling requirements for food processing and storage facilities handling food exported to China.
For plant products, these requirements apply to edible grains, milled grain products, malt, fresh-kept/preserved and dehydrated vegetables, dry beans, nuts, seeds, dry fruits, unroasted coffee and cocoa beans.
These requirements do not apply to fresh fruit, unprocessed wheat and unprocessed barley.
Further information on the registration and labelling requirements can be found on the Micor Plants Documents page.