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JUST A MATTER OF TIME : VIETNAMESE MANGOES ON THEIR WAY TO THE USA

IMO NOTE:
The Federal Register has published a proposal to allow for the importation of Vietnamese mangoes. In the humble opinion of the IMO, This is a winner!
Australia has invested technology in Vietnam mango production and post-harvest techniques.
The large Vietnamese population in the USA is a natural market.




ACTION


Proposed Rule.


SUMMARY


We are proposing to amend the regulations to allow the importation of fresh mango fruit from Vietnam into the continental United States. 


As a condition of entry, fresh mango fruit from Vietnam would be subject to a systems approach that would include orchard requirements, irradiation treatment, and port of entry inspection. 

The fruit would also be required to be imported in commercial consignments and accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate issued by the national plant protection organization of Vietnam with an additional declaration stating that the consignment was inspected and found free of Macrophoma mangiferae  and Xanthomonas campestrispv.mangif…