Medfly Quarantine in Lytle Creek, Cajon Valley Areas

By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)– A quarantine has been declared in San Bernardino County due to a Mediterranean fruit fly infestation.

The quarantine area measures 93 square miles, bordered on the north by Silverwood Lake; on the south by Muscoy and North Fontana; on the west by Lytle Creek; and on the east by Crestline. The quarantine will affect any growers, wholesalers, and retailers of susceptible fruit in the area as well as local residents. Home gardeners are urged to consume homegrown produce on site and not move it from their property. These actions protect against the artificial spread of the infestation to nearby regions where it could affect California’s food supply and backyard gardens.

For more information, click on http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/plant/medfly/regulation.htmlor call (800) 491-1899.

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