Medfly quarantine in Southern California

A portion of San Bernardino and Los Angeles counties have been placed under quarantine for the Mediterranean fruit fly following the detection of two wild flies in and around the city of Upland in San Bernardino County.

The quarantine area, determined by a collaboration by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), and the San Bernardino and Los Angeles county agricultural commissioners, measures approximately 95 square miles, bordered on the north by Mount Baldy; on the south by Pomona; on the west by La Verne; and on the east by Chaffey College.

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