Preclearance citrus nda

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1. DEFINITIONS 2
1. Products to be exported to the United States of America 2
2. Pests and organisms of concern 2
3. Participating organizations 2
4. Co-operative agreement 2

2. USDA REGULATIONS GOVERNING ENTRY OF EXPORTED PRODUCT 2
1. Code of federal regulations 2
2.Conditions of entry 2

3. RESPONSIBILITIES 4
1. USDA-APHIS-PPQ 4
3.2. Co-operator/Exporter/Government agency 4

4. TREATMENT 4
1. Procedures 4
1. Type of treatment required 4
2. Equipment certification requirement 5
3. Monitoring procedures 5
4.Inspections prior to treatment 5
2. Safeguards 5
4.2.1. Pack house procedures 5
4.2.2. Other procedures 5

5. INSPECTION 6
5.1. Sampling rate requirement 6
5.1.1. Sample selection procedure for consignments that are
HOMOGENOUS (only one producer, one fruit variety): 6
5.1.2.Sample selection procedure for consignments
consisting of fruit of two or more different cultivars: 6
5.1.3. Sample selection procedure for consignments
consisting of fruit from two or more producers 7
5.1.4 Optional sampling procedures (for citrus only): Popular Count Sampling 7
5.1.5: Miscellaneous: 8

5.2. Location ofinspection(s) 9
5.2.1. Field 9
5.2.2. Processing plant, inspection sites, etc. 9

6. SHIPPING REQUIREMENTS 9
6.1. Safeguards 9
6.2. Sealing requirements 10

7. VIOLATIONS/CORRECTIVE ACTIONS 10
7.1. Procedures 10
7.1.1. First warning (action) 10
7.1.2. Second warning (action) 10
7.2. Therunning average & Programme Suspension/Termination 10
7.3. Programme Reinstatement 11

8. REGISTRATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF USA DESTINED ORCHARDS 11

9. APPENDICES 11

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|WORK PLAN FOR THE USDA|
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|PRECLEARANCE INSPECTION AND COLD TREATMENT OF SOUTH AFRICAN|
|CITRUS FRUIT DESIGNATED FOR EXPORT TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA |

1. DEFINITIONS

1.1. Products to be exported to the United States of America are:

Clementines (To include):
Mandarines Citrus reticulata
Satsuma Citrus reticulataClementine Citrus reticulata
Sweet Oranges (To include):
Valencia orange Citrus sinensis (including Delta Seedless and Midknights)
Navel orange Citrus sinensis
Grapefruit Citrus paradise
Lemon Citrus limon
Minneola Citrus paradisi x Citrus reticulata

1.2 Pests and organismsof concern

Appendix 1 lists the quarantine pests.

1.3 Participating organizations:

United States Department of Agriculture/Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services
(USDA-APHIS).

Directorates: South African Agricultural Food, Quarantine and Inspection Services (SAAFQIS) & Plant Health

The Following Organizations are...
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