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Another Fruit Fly outbreak has been declared in the Riverland, this time in Renmark South

The Queensland fruit fly maggots were found in home-grown quinces with more restrictions now in place.

PIRSA say that Fruit fly officers in orange overalls will be visiting properties in the outbreak area to apply bait and check for signs of fruit fly in fruit.

Chair of the Riverland Fruit Fly Committee and local grower Jason Size said outbreaks have been tough on the Riverland and there is still a long road ahead, but fruit fly freedom is still possible if everyone does what they can to fight the pest.

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