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Fruit fly on SA shelves sent from Victoria a ‘wake-up call’ for stone fruit industry – ABC News

The stone fruit industry says the detection on South Australian shelves of fruit fly in nectarines and peaches transported from Victoria is a potential failure…

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The stone fruit industry says the detection on South Australian shelves of fruit fly in nectarines and peaches transported from Victoria is a failure of both states’ biosecurity systems.
Key points:

  • Larvae has been detected in fruit and all related consignments have been destroyed
  • The “potential failure” in biosecurity is considered a wake-up call for the industry
  • Pest-free status already in spotlight with several fruit fly outbreaks

Summerfruit Australia chief executive Trevor Ranford said the fruit…

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