Agriculture in the United States

December 15, 2006 - 11:26am

The effective date has been delayed to March 1 for the Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (Aphis) interim rule that eliminates the exemption from inspections for fruits and vegetables imported from Canada and implements inspection fees for commercial aircraft (including on-demand charter aircraft) flying from Canada to the U.S. The rule was set to go into effect last Friday, November 24.