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NARP Program Changes in Effect Immediately

01/18/2011 09:00 am

The following is an update on the NARP program changes.

USDA has confirmed that the following products would be removed from NARP list and subject to 100 percent inspection starting 1/31/2011. They intend to progressively increase the percentage of container inspections, until they reach the goal of 100 percent inspections.

Honduras:

Honeydew

Cantaloupe

Cucumbers

Dominican Republic:

Dasheen 

Brazil:

Papaya

The above actions are due to increased percentage of pest interdiction. On a good note:

Guatemala:

Honeydew is added to the NARP program

Please note that there may be further changes to the program and we will keep you informed as changes occur. Not familiar with Customs NARP program? Click here to learn more.