Industry Notice: Importers and exporters of vehicles, machinery, and parts from Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) risk countries and sea containers from Italy


MPI have sent the below link regarding the up coming season of the Brown Marmorated
Stink Bug (BMSB)


Note that every container from leaving from Italy and the other named countries (see list
attached) from September 
requires to be fumigated or heat treated at origin ! (unless
exempted for Sensitive risk issues as per list


 YES FOOD is treated as sensitive risk but what this does mean that you will have MPI
Supervised Inspections on containers , which will incur extra costs for you/ your clients!


NB: Imports of Vehicles, machinery and equipment are mandatory treatment as per the


Importers & Exports of Vehicles – August 2019