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28 November 2016
Fruit fly stopped at the border
28 November 2016
Four fruit fly larvae were intercepted by MPI at Wellington Airport earlier this month.   The larvae were discovered through an MPI x-ray machine in an undeclared mandarin carried by an...
Fruit fly stopped at the border
28 November 2016

Four fruit fly larvae were intercepted by MPI at Wellington Airport earlier this month.

 
The larvae were discovered through an MPI x-ray machine in an undeclared mandarin carried by an Australian passenger arriving from Melbourne. They have since been confirmed as Queensland fruit fly – regarded as one of the worst horticultural pests in the world. Click here to read the full story.
 

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