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APHIS Extends Comment Period: Establishing a Performance Standard for Authorizing the Importation an

Posted December 05, 2014

Under U.S. Customs Issues

(USDA-APHIS)

December 4, 2014, APHIS reopened the comment period for the proposed rule that would allow us to use a notice-based process instead of traditional rulemaking to authorize the import and interstate movement of fruits and vegetables. This action will give interested persons additional time to prepare and submit comments.

Comments will be accepted until January 9, 2015.  For more information about this proposal or to make comments, please go here.