Sunday, July 18, 2010

The Mangos and The Medfly

Mango season as we knew it ended on June 29th. On that Tuesday, the USDA taped a "Stop Sale Order" on our front door. The reason: one Mediterranean Fruit Fly (medfly) was found in a trap three miles from our grove. In a moment we went from mango sellers to mango peelers.

Here are a few links that tell the story...

And in case you want to know more about the medfly, here are a couple good sources...

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