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Tomato (Fruit, stem, calyx, and vine, as specified) from Netherlands into All Ports
The CIR contains current import regulation information for the selected Commodity Import (a specific commodity approved from a designated country, or region, into one or more designated ports). A flag ( Access Restricted to APHIS/CBP ) indicates information that is intended for and available to an APHIS/CBP audience only.
Solanum lycopersicum L. Commodity Summary Guide Page Country Summary

Import Requirements
1 Admissible Plant Parts: Fruit, stem, calyx, and vine, as specified
2 Admissible Ports: All Ports
3 Import Permit Required: An Import Permit is required. To obtain a permit, go to e-Permits.
4 Subject to Inspection: This commodity is subject to inspection at the port of entry and all general requirements of 7 CFR 319.56-3.
5 Commercial Consignments Only
6 Federal Order: Federal Order DA-2019-28 [https://www.aphis.usda.gov/import_export/plants/plant_imports/federal_order/downloads/2019/DA-2019-28.pdf], effective November 22, 2019, has updated the import requirements. Consignments must be accompanied by ONE of the following documents:
Phytosanitary Certificate—accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate issued by the National Plant Protection Organization (NPPO) of the country of origin with an additional declaration stating the fruit in the consignment was inspected and found free of the symptoms of tomato brown rugose fruit virus (ToBRFV); OR
Inspection Certificate—accompanied by an inspection certificate document issued by the grower or packer stating the fruit in the consignment has been inspected and found free of the symptoms of ToBRFV. The inspection certificate must include the date of the inspection, the name, title, office, and address of the person issuing the inspection certificate, as well as the names and addresses of the grower and packinghouse.
7 Federal Order: For additional information concerning import requirements for tomatoes from this country, please see Federal Order DA-2019-18 (https://www.aphis.usda.gov/import_export/plants/plant_imports/federal_order/downloads/2019/DA-2019-18.pdf).
8 Pest Mitigation Strategy: Consignments must satisfy only one of the mitigation strategy options listed below.
9 Pest Mitigation Strategy: Option 1
  9.1 Pest Mitigation Strategy: Pest-free area
  9.2 Admissible Plant Parts: Calyx, Fruit, Stem, Vine
  9.3 Phytosanitary Certificate: Phytosanitary certificate of inspection issued by the National Plant Protection Organization (NPPO) of the country of origin and bearing an additional declaration verifying the tomato fruit was produced in an area free of Tuta absoluta that meets the requirements of 7 CFR 319.56-5.
10 Pest Mitigation Strategy: Option 2
  10.1 Pest Mitigation Strategy: Systems approach
  10.2 Admissible Plant Parts: Fruit only, without vines, stems, and calyces
  10.3 Phytosanitary Certificate: Each consignment of tomatoes must be accompanied by either a:

 •  Phytosanitary certificate of inspection issued by the National Plant Protection Organization (NPPO) of the country or origin with an additional declaration stating tomato fruit in the consignment was produced and prepared for export in accordance with the APHIS-approved systems approach and was inspected and found free of Tuta absoluta
OR
 •  Reexport phytosanitary certificate accompanied by a copy of the phytosanitary certificate from the country of origin with an additional declaration stating tomato fruit in the consignment was produced and prepared for export in accordance with an APHIS-approved systems approach and was inspected and found free of Tuta absoluta
11 Pest Mitigation Strategy: Option 3
  11.1 Pest Mitigation Strategy: Preclearance
  11.2 Admissible Plant Parts: Calyx, Fruit, Stem, Vine
  11.3 Preclearance Program: Must be accompanied by either a PPQ Form 203 or vessel report attesting to the consignment completing methyl bromide fumigation using T101-c-3.
12 Reference Information: To be treated in accordance with the Plant Protection and Quarantine Treatment Manual (https://www.aphis.usda.gov/import_export/plants/manuals/ports/downloads/treatment.pdf).
Instructions for Officers
13 Refer to the Inspection Aid for Tuta absoluta (https://cbp.aphis.usda.gov/ppq/php/qpas/downloads/aqi/guidelines/PestBulletin-Tutaabsolutaver-4.0.pdf) for detailed inspection guidelines. restricted image
Commodity Information
14 For additional commodity information and images, visit https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=101442  
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