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Proposed amendments to list of Union quarantine pests

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Summary

There are some proposed changes to the list of Union quarantine pests that affect plant products for food. It is proposed to add to the list additional fruit fly species including Neoceratitis and Neotephritis spp.; and to remove from the list some plant viruses and the mealybug Ripersiella hibisci. Other changes concern plants for planting and non-food commodities, including cut flowers.