APHIS is taking this action in response to the recent detection of ALB-infested trees and to include woody debris waste facilities that accept regulated host material
We are taking this action because Foc TR4 is not known to occur in Costa Rica.
APHIS is taking this action in response to the confirmation of P. ramorum in the county on September 19, 2020.
Consumers and companies can order agricultural products with a few mouse clicks, not knowing the seller is overseas. Then the seller could ship illegal seeds, plants, fruits, meats, or other agricultural items via mail from far away.