Monday, February 06, 2012

Bug Free Flower Imports for your Sweetheart on Valentine’s Day

USDA press release

Washington, DC—As Valentine’s Day approaches, U.S. Customs and Border Protection flower inspection increases as hundreds of millions of flowers are imported into the U.S. for the season. At ports of entry, CBP agriculture specialists ensure that plant pests and plant diseases are detected and prevented from being introduced into the U.S. where they could cause harm to our flower industry, our agriculture and our economy. 

Photographs, facts and figures about CBP inspection of imported cut flowers are available on the CBP Web site. ( As Valentine's Approaches, CBP Flower Inspections Increase

B-roll video of imported cut flower inspection during the Valentine’s Day season can be found on the DVIDS service site. ( DVIDS

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.


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