The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) is seeking industry comment on notified measures on Egypt’s Plant Quarantine Regulations. The proposed Draft Ministerial Resolution includes an updated list of banned pests (weed, insect, microorganism) and permissible treatment options for certain quarantined pests. The resolution also updates a list of commodities exempted from Import Permit and Phytosanitary Certificates, which include commercial cotton samples, wheat, and processed plant consignments. The notifications can be found here and here. Comments are due by close of business on March 28.