Friday, June 5, 2009

More emerald ash borer (EAB)

Ottawa, June 4, 2009 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) hasconfirmed the presence of the emerald ash borer (EAB) in Welland,Ontario. The infested trees are located in the Carl Road and Darby Roadarea. The emerald ash borer poses no risk to human or animal health.The CFIA will be carrying out increased surveying of trees in the areato determine the extent of the infestation. Affected property ownerswill be notified. Regulatory measures to control this pest will be takenbased on information obtained through the surveys.

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