01 March 2018

Fruit-fly controls akin to managing natural disaster

CALLS to strengthen Tasmania’s biosecurity borders are growing, with supermarket giants in the island state removing some fresh produce from shelves as fears of a major fruit-fly incursion escalate.

Tasmania’s biosecurity authority has issued a statewide recall of all produce that passed through a fumigation facility in Victoria after fruit-fly larvae was found in nectarines at a Devonport grocery store. Read more of this Article from The Mercury. 

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