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Subject: Oriental fruit flies detected in San Diego
Publicada: September 04, 2001
Source: Associated Press

Five Oriental fruit flies were detected in San Diego, California. County officials are considering the need for quarantine in this case, which could cost local growers millions of dollars. The oriental fruit fly is considered a very serious pest threat.