Fwd: Importation of Plants - Proposed rule - Request for Guidance

Diane Whitehead voltaire@islandnet.com
Mon, 27 Jul 2009 10:25:05 PDT
Perhaps the 97% uninspected imports are semi-trailers full of avocados  
from Mexico, peaches from Chile, tomatoes from Canada, etc.

Maybe the incoming plants that we want to grow are inspected 100%,  
even though they comprise only 3% of all vegetative imports.

Diane Whitehead

On 27-Jul-09, at 10:05 AM, Ellen Hornig wrote:

> Maybe we're all getting more hot and bothered than we should.  If  
> APHIS can
> only inspect 3% of imports under permit with their present staff and
> funding,

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