USDA-APHIS Seeks Feedback on List of Animal and Plant Pest and Disease Threats

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is seeking feedback on its proposed list of pests and diseases of concern that are likely to pose a high risk to U.S. agricultural and natural resources. If suggesting additions or changes, please provide references/documentation on how the pest/disease meets the definition of “likely to pose a significant risk to the food and agriculture critical infrastructure” in your response. APHIS will review the feedback and update the list as appropriate.