potato wart

US ambassador visit puts PEI potato wart issues in spotlight

U.S. Ambassador to Canada David Cohen’s recent visit to Prince Edward Island has again spotlighted ongoing potato wart disease issues affecting trad... READ MORE »

CFIA report: 1 case of potato wart detected in PEI

The latest update from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s ongoing investigation into potato wart in Prince Edward Island has detected one case am... READ MORE »

Potato wart not detected in 2022 national survey

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has completed its 2022 national survey for potato wart and confirms that potato wart was not detected in th... READ MORE »

NPC to CFIA: Modernize long-term management plan to prevent PEI potato wart spread

An advisory panel created in the wake of a political firestorm over the Prince Edward Island (PEI) potato wart crisis submitted a report in late Janua... READ MORE »

CFIA commits to modernizing potato wart plan on PEI

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced to the U.S. their intention to “modernize” the Long Term Management Plan that is intended to ... READ MORE »

After USDA Risk Assessment, NPC urges increased protections to prevent PEI potato wart spread

On Thursday, Nov. 10, the National Potato Council (NPC) and a dozen state potato associations issued a letter to USDA Undersecretary of Marketing and ... READ MORE »

NPC responds to latest PEI potato wart find

On Nov. 2, Canadian media reported on another potato wart find on Prince Edward Island (PEI), Canada. This latest find reinforces USDA’s conclusi... READ MORE »

USDA report on PEI: Extent of potato wart crisis likely larger, current mitigation insufficient

On October 14, USDA’s Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) released a comprehensive report on the current status of the potato wart crisis... READ MORE »

USDA issues Federal Order banning seed potatoes from Prince Edward Island

The USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) issued a new federal order officially prohibiting the importation of seed potatoes from ... READ MORE »

USDA to resume imports of PEI tablestock potatoes, US potato organization ‘dismayed’

The USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has determined importation of tablestock potatoes to the U.S. from Prince Edward Island ... READ MORE »

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