The Blueberry maggot regulated area(s) within Canada was recently updated to reflect on-going CFIA surveillance activities.
The regulated areas within Canada are now defined as follows:
Nova Scotia - all areas
New Brunswick - all areas
Ontario - Charlotteville Township, Wainfleet Township, plus seven individual producer sites in southwestern Ontario
Prince Edward Island - all areas
Québec - In the City of Trois-Rivières In the MRC of Le Haut-Saint-Laurent: Saint-Chrysostome, Havelock, Franklin, Ormstown, Howick; In the MRC of Les Jardins-de-Napierville: Saint-Édouard; In the MRC of Le-Haut-Richelieu: Mont-Saint-Grègoire, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Saint-Valentin; In the MRC of Brome-Missisquoi: Frelighsburg, St-Sabine, East Farnham; In the MRC of Joliette: Saint-Thomas; In the MRC of Rivière-du-Loup: Saint-Antonin, Notre-Dame du Portage; In the MRC of Bonaventure: Bonaventure, St-Elizéar; In the MRC of Maskinongé: Saint-Étienne-des-Grès. Also in Québec the following individual producer sites as follows: In the MRC of Haute-Yamaska: Bromont; In the MRC of Les Jardins-de-Napierville: Hemmingford, St-Patrice-de-Sherrington, St-Bernard-de-Lacolle; In the MRC of Joliette: St-Paul.
Under IPPC Standards (e.g., ISPM No. 8), the Blueberry maggot is considered present (only in some areas) and subject to official control in Canada. For more information on Blueberry maggot, please visit the CFIA website at www.inspection.gc.ca.