Brazil formulates draft phytosanitary requirements for imports of Phalaris arundinacea from China
By: Date: 2021-03-25 Categories: foodwarning Tags: ,
On March 17, 2021, Brazil notified the WTO of the draft directive (G/SPS/N/BRA/1910), which established the Chinese-produced bird food grain Canary Phalaris (Phalaris canariensis) (Class 3, Group 9) Draft import phytosanitary requirements. Draft requirements:

  1. The goods should be packaged in new packaging.
  2. When entering the country, the goods must be accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate issued by the Chinese Plant Quarantine Protection Agency and the following additional declarations:
  I:According to the official control of Trogoderma granarium, the transported goods have been treated with 3g/m3 phosphine for at least 14 days at a temperature of 15°C and above;
  II:According to the results of official laboratory analysis, the goods were transported Cirsium arvense, Kochia scoparia and Persicaria pensylvanica.
  3. The goods shall be inspected at the point of entry, and samples shall be submitted to the official laboratory or the authoritative laboratory of the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Food Supply for phytosanitary analysis.
  4. If pests or potentially harmful organisms are quarantined, Brazil will destroy or return the goods and notify the Chinese Plant Quarantine Protection Agency.
  For details, please refer to:http://spsims.wto.org/en/RegularNotifications/View/171011?FromAllNotifications=True