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Subject: Eradication of Mediterranean Fruit Fly from Metropolitan Region of Chile
Publicada: March 26, 2001
Source: USDA-APHIS
Chile has eradicated the Mediterranean Fruit Fly from its Metropolitan region. The medfly quarantine that was imposed on May 24, 2000 was lifted for only the Metropolitan region on February 9, 2001. The quarantine for Region 1 remains in effect.