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Fruit fly on SA shelves sent from Victoria a ‘wake-up call’ for stone fruit industry



The stone fruit industry says the detection on South Australian shelves of fruit fly in nectarines and peaches transported from Victoria is a failure of both states’ biosecurity systems.

Summerfruit Australia chief executive Trevor Ranford said the fruit was found by consumers at Aldi, Coles, Woolworths and a local farmers market who then reported seeing larvae crawling inside.

Mr Ranford said there had been a total recall on the infected fruit.

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