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California Department of Food and Agriculture
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SECRETARY KAWAMURA COMMENTS ON SANTA CRUZ SUPERIOR COURT RULING REGARDING LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH ERADICATION EFFORT
CDFA
Release #08-032
SACRAMENTO - Today, Secretary of California Department of Food & Agriculture A.G. Kawamura released the following statement in response to the court ruling regarding the Light Brown Apple Moth eradication project:
                                                           
“My department will aggressively seek an expedited appeal of this ruling, which threatens the safety of our agriculture, environment, and economy. The light brown apple moth is a serious threat not just to Santa Cruz but to the entire state, and the method we are using is the safest, most progressive eradication program available.”

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