Important Fruit Fly update 3/2/2023
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FRUIT FLY UPDATE: Queensland fruit fly found in apricots and plums have caused new outbreaks in Berri and Bookpurnong. πŸ‘‰ Check http://ow.ly/hI4x50MhTO4 to see if you're living or working in the πŸ›‘ red outbreak area and what you need to do. 🏠 Keep fruit on your property – do not share, sell or give it away. 🌱 PIRSA staff will be visiting red outbreak area properties to provide advice, apply bait and check fruit for fruit fly. Please provide us access to your garden or block. πŸ… Pick your ripe fruit and vegetables. πŸ‘€ Check your fruit for blemishes and maggots. βœ… Collect fallen fruit, seal it in a bag and call the Fruit Fly Hotline on 1300 666 010 for advice – do not compost or bury. πŸ‘¨β€πŸ³ Cook your fruit – preserve, bake, juice, blend or freeze it. If you’re a grower in the red outbreak area, treat restricted fruit and obtain approvals from PIRSA market access staff before moving it out of an outbreak area. #FruitflySA

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Fight the Bite Alert
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With a wet summer forecast and the impacts of the current flood levels, there are already plenty of mosquito's about.

- It is important that you take action and Fight the bite

- There is also increased risk of mosquito borne disease including the Japanese Encephalitis Virus (JEV).

- Find out if you’re eligible for a JEV Vaccination booking and further information can be located here on SA Health

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