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?