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International Cooperation on Fruit Flies continues

Posted on Thu, 29 Oct 2015, 13:52

The Technical Panel on Pest Free Areas and Systems Approaches for Fruit Flies (TPFF) convened in Vienna from 19 to 23 October 2015.

The TPFF is composed of 10 international fruit fly experts and includes a representative of the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture, which also hosted the meeting. Chairperson for the TPFF was Ms Ana Lilia Montealegre Lara (Mexico). The collaboration between the IAEA and the FAO on fruit flies is an excellent example of inter-agency and international cooperation to create a solid scientific basis for IPPC standards, as well as a forum ...

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ISPM 15 logo communication

Posted on Thu, 22 Nov 2012, 17:55

ISPM 15 - �Guidelines for regulating wood packaging material in international trade" delineates approved phytosanitary measures that may be applied to wood packaging material (WPM) by countries in order to reduce the risks posed by the introduction or spread of associated quarantine pests.

WPM treated in accordance with the regulatory and operational requirements of the ISPM 15 is required to bear the registered ISPM 15 Mark (shown below). The purpose of this Mark is to certify that the WPM has been subjected to an officially approved and recognized treatment or process, or a combination thereof. Moreover, the use of the ...

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