Effective July 31, 2020, bulk citrus fruit may be shipped directly to a packinghouse or processor located within a Huanglongbing (HLB) quarantine area without meeting the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP)-free performance standard, provided that the shipment originates from the immediately adjacent, surrounding ACP bulk citrus regional quarantine zone. The fruit may not originate from within an HLB quarantine area. All shipments of citrus fruit must continue to be fully safeguarded with a tarp or enclosed vehicle while in transit.
Citrus growers in ACP Bulk Citrus Regional Quarantine Zone 5 may ship fruit without mitigation into the immediately adjacent HLB quarantine area in Riverside and San Bernardino. Citrus fruit grown and shipped from any other zone must meet the ACP-free performance standard prior to shipment.