Residents living within 10 miles of an affected tree in Hacienda Heights will not be allowed to take their fruit with them for the next two years.
The world’s most destructive grain pest was found at LAX in a recent shipment of rice from Saudi Arabia for the second time this year.
The move is aimed at slowing a moth-sized parasite that spreads huanglingbing, a disease which causes a tree to put out bitter, shriveled fruit, and then die.
California agriculture officials have expanded their quarantine area for the Asian citrus psyllid after the two of the insects were found in Ventura County.
California agriculture officials say a citrus destroying pest found in Ventura County has triggered a quarantine.
Federal agriculture inspectors at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have found a destructive pest in a shipment of pineapples that’s never been seen before in the United States.