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How CDFA Samples for Fruit Fly

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CDFA announced a quarantine for a Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly) infestation in Panorama City, Los Angeles County. The Medfly detections there have resulted in a series of responses from the agency’s Division of Plant Health and Pest Prevention Services, including a practice known as fruit sampling – fruit taken from properties and checked for Medfly larvae. This short video captures CDFA’s …


Mediterranean Fruit Fly Quarantine Near Panorama City

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A portion of Los Angeles County has a Mediterranean fruit fly quarantine following the detection of nine flies and three larvae in the Panorama City-area.  The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Los Angeles County Agricultural Commissioner, and the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) are working collaboratively to address the issue.