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APHIS Adds Portions of Fort Bend and Harris Counties in Texas to the Domestic Citrus Canker (Xanthomonas spp.) Quarantine Area

Effective immediately, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is expanding the area quarantined for citrus canker in Texas to include additional portions of Fort Bend and Harris Counties to prevent the spread of the disease. 135 more words



Knowing what foodstuffs can be taken across state borders can be extremely confusing. To protect the aquaculture industry in Tasmania one must avoid importing certain uncooked fish as well as fruit and vegetables. 134 more words


APHIS Publishes Final Rule to Allow the Importation of Fresh Lemons from Chile into the Continental United States Under a Systems Approach

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is updating its regulations to allow the importation of fresh lemons (Citrus limon… 169 more words


Tuberculosis in Nunavut – Canada’s Obligation to Make Amends

Tuberculosis is a bacterial infection that has been imposing widespread infection across Northern Canada in recent years. The bacterium tubercle bacillus, which is the known cause of active tuberculosis in humans, is primarily transmitted from person-to-person through inhalation of the bacteria when it becomes airborne. 1,769 more words

Help me bring my cat, Sibeal, back to Hawaii

I am attempting to bring my beloved cat, Sibeal, back to Hawaii with me, as I am very ill and cannot spend another winter here in Upstate New York. 171 more words


5 graves that can't be found

It’s lucky that there are two researchers in our team, because when one brain forgets, the other one takes over. After reading yesterday’s post, 3 graves that can’t be found… 574 more words

Colonial History

3 graves that can't be found

Last week’s post ‘Robinson Crusoe on a Quarantine Island’ piqued a lot of interest. Perhaps people who know Moreton Bay can’t quite fathom how tiny Bird Island could possibly support 300 people, let alone a graveyard. 1,100 more words

Colonial History