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Changes to the management of contaminant seeds detected in imported fresh produce and cut flowers
Effective from 8 October 2021
Changes have been made to the way detections of contaminant seeds are managed in imported horticultural fresh produce and fresh cut flowers and foliage.
Who does this alert affect:
Importers and brokers of horticultural fresh produce and fresh cut flowers and foliage, Client Contact Group and Pathway Operations Cargo –Inspections, and Science and Surveillance Group (SSG).
What are the changes:
There are operational changes to the management of contaminants in imported horticultural fresh produce and fresh cut flowers and foliage:
For additional information on this BICON Alert, you can email Plant Import Operations Branch (subject line, T2-Fresh perishables) or phone 1800 900 090.
This Alert applies to the following Cases: