Pests from mexico enter the usa.

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    PESTS FROM MEXICO ENTER THE USA.

    Mexican Border:
    U.S. Agricultural Quarantine Information Notice to Arriving Travelers
    Plant Protection & Quarantine

    February 2003
    American agriculture is threatened by microscopic plant and animal pests and diseases. Travelers entering the United States may unknowingly carry these hitchhikers that could seriously damage American agriculture.

    Agricultural Items Originating in Mexico Permitted into the United States (after passing inspection)

    Acorns
    Avocados, without seed (not admitted into California, Florida, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, or Guam)
    Bananas
    Blackberries (fruit)
    Blueberries(fruit)
    Cacao bean pod
    Chestnuts
    Dates
    Eggs, boiled or cooked
    Lemons
    Lettuce
    Limes, sour
    Mint
    Pineapple (prohibited into Hawaii)
    Prickly pear fruit (tuna)
    Prickly pear pad (nopales)
    Radish
    Rampion
    Raspberries (fruit)
    Rhubarb
    Rosemary (above–ground parts)
    Sage
    Spinach
    Strawberries
    Vegetables—Most vegetables are permitted after inspection. For a detailed status of certain
    vegetables, consult with your local APHIS/Plant Protection and Quaranine office or check
    USDA - APHIS - Missing Page - Error 404.
    Watercress
    Note that these are general lists. For complete details, go to USDA - APHIS - Missing Page - Error 404.


    Agricultural Items Originating in Mexico Not Permitted into the United States
    Animal feed
    Meats (including meat, pork, and raw poultry)
    Plants—Some plants may enter with permit; consult with USDA/APHIS.
    Seeds—Some seeds may enter with permit; consult with USDA/APHIS.
    Soil
    Straw
    Sugarcane
    Sweet potatoes
    Wheat straw


    APHIS | News

    Pests from Mexcio do fall under illegal alien catagory, don't they?:eusa_whistle:
     
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    Speaking of pests....:eusa_whistle:
     
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    Get over yourself, oddball:eusa_whistle:
     
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    where do u think bed bugs come from ???
     
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    We call those Mexicans! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
     
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    Sugarcane is not allowed? Why? The best sugar comes from sugarcane.
     
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    Another by-product of free trade agreements...
    :eek:
    Global Trade Carries Risk of Pests
    April 12, 2013 - More than one trillion dollars’ worth of agricultural products is traded every year. But as countries buy and sell fruits, vegetables, timber and other products, they also may be putting domestic plants at risk. That’s why new standards have been issued under the International Plant Protection Treaty.
     

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