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3 November 2015

Queensland Fruit Fly November Update

Ministry for Primary Industries

General Situation as at Tuesday 6th October 2015

General Situation remains unchanged since the October update.

  • No additional fruit flies have been detected since the last report
  • The last detection of an adult fruit fly was on 6 March
  • The last detection of larvae in fruit collected from the affected area was on 13 March
  • To date there have been 14 adult flies detected and 5 properties where fruit fly larvae have been found
  • There have been no changes to our relationships with trading partners since the last report
  • Field operations and diagnostics (trapping, fruit collection and amnesty bins) in accordance with the Spring / Summer programme continues.

Planning for response closeout (eradication declared and end movement controls on fruit and vegetables) before Christmas continues.

The next update will occur on Tuesday 2 December 2015.

For further information visit: http://www.mpi.govt.nz/news-and-resources/media-releases/auckland-fruit-fly-find-under-investigation/