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Alerts and Changes provide information about notices or changes to import conditions. You can keep informed with these notices by following individual import cases.

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Changes to Fresh grapes for human consumption case

Effective from 27 February 2021
The systems approach for management of Yellow Sac Spiders (Cheiracanthum inclusum) and Black Widow Spiders (Latrodectus hesperus) on Mexican table grapes (Vitis vinifera) has been replaced by SO2/CO2 fumigation, effective immediately. The SO2/CO2 fumig...
Related Cases:   Fresh grapes for human consumption

Update to Finfish case to assist in the assessment of highly processed products like bonito flakes

Effective from 26 February 2021
Update to 'Finfish for human consumption' case to assist in the assessment of highly processed, shelf stable products like bonito flakes. The department has provided additional information within the BICON case to assist with the assessment of these p...
Related Cases:   Finfish (excluding Salmonid) for human consumption

Plant species requiring further assessment

Effective from 24 February 2021
Following a review of listed species in BICON the following species have been removed from the BICON case ‘Plant species requiring further assessment’. The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment has assessed that they pose a low weed risk...
Related Cases:   Plant species requiring further assessment

Plant species that are weeds

Effective from 24 February 2021
Following a review of species listed in BICON, the following species have been removed from the BICON case ‘Plant species that are weeds’: • Acaena adscendens • Acaena affinis • Acaena magellanica • Dactylis maritima Acaena magellanica is present...
Related Cases:   Plant species that are weeds

Xylella fastidiosa and Sudden Oak Death hosts for use as nursery stock

Effective from 24 February 2021
Following a review of species listed in BICON, the ‘Xylella fastidiosa and Sudden Oak Death hosts for use as nursery stock’ case been updated to include the species Carpinus virginiana. Carpinus virginiana is a synonym of Ostrya virginiana, which i...
Related Cases:   Xylella fastidiosa and Sudden Oak Death hosts for use as nursery stock

Birdseed

Effective from 24 February 2021
Following a review of species listed in BICON, the following scientific name changes have been made in the ‘Birdseed’ case. Euphorbia primufolia and Geranium orientali-tibeticum were spelt incorrectly, both have been updated and now appear as listed ...
Related Cases:   Birdseed

Xylella fastidiosa hosts for use as nursery stock

Effective from 24 February 2021
Following a review of listed species in BICON the following species have been added to the BICON case ‘Xylella fastidiosa hosts for use as nursery stock’. The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment have assessed that these species pose a ...
Related Cases:   Xylella fastidiosa hosts for use as nursery stock

Raw seed for human consumption

Effective from 24 February 2021
Following a review of species listed in BICON, the following scientific names changes have been made in the ‘Raw seed for human consumption’ case. Euphorbia primufolia and Geranium orientali-tibeticum were spelt incorrectly, both have been updated an...
Related Cases:   Raw seed for human consumption

Permitted seed for sowing

Effective from 24 February 2021
Following a review of species listed in BICON, the following scientific name changes have been made in the ‘Permitted seed for sowing’ case. Euphorbia primufolia and Geranium orientali-tibeticum were spelt incorrectly, both have been updated and now ...
Related Cases:   Permitted seed for sowing

Updates to ‘Processed nuts for human consumption’ case to include nut butters

Effective from 24 February 2021
Updates have been made to the BICON case 'Processed nuts for human consumption'. The import conditions have been updated to include nut butters as a permitted form of processed nut. Who does this notice affect: Importers of nut butter, brokers and ...
Related Cases:   Processed nuts for human consumption

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