US Customs and Border Protection Turns Back Infested Pallets

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists at the Laredo Port of Entry this week uncovered a deluge of quarantine significant pests, intercepting nine wood-boring pests in nine hours in solid wood packing material at the port’s two cargo lots.

The interceptions all occurred during a nine-hour period on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 at the import lots at World Trade Bridge and Colombia-Solidarity Bridge . CBP agriculture specialists conducted examinations of wooden pallets from commercial shipments that ranged from auto parts to hexagonal netting to telephone cable. Read more.

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