French Polynesia – Updated ICPR

This just out from MPI. French Polynesia has added the requirement that fresh potatoes “must be free of soil”.

ICPR FRENCH POLYNESIA Status: APPROVED 14 February 2017 Page 30 of 76

Fresh potatoes

Solanum tuberosum Potato

Conditions:

For consumption only. Import permit not required. Phytosanitary certificate, additional declaration and treatment required. Must be free of soil.

Additional declaration:

“Free from Corynebacterium sepedonicum, Leptinotarsa decemlineata, Globodera pallida and Globodera rostochiensis

Treatment:

  1. a) Methyl bromide fumigated before shipment at 30 g/m3 for 2 hours;
  2. b) Tubers treated to inhibit germination.