BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection say agriculture specialists intercepted a destructive moth at the Port of Baltimore in a shipment of organic soybeans from China.
The agency said Friday that the moth, Nemapogon gersimovi, feed on seeds and grains. It was discovered May 2 in a 50,000 pound shipment of soybeans headed to Pennsylvania for animal feed.
Customs and Border Protection ordered the shipper to re-export or destroyed the shipment. The importer re-exported the shipment.
Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
A look at winter weather news from around the D.C. area.
From Rhett & Scarlett to Harry & Sally, who are the most romantic movie couples?