No new fruit flies found

17 March 2022

We’re still in the high-risk season for unwanted fruit flies and the latest risk update for this pest is now available on the KVH website.

During the latest reporting period (the February calendar month) there were fortunately no detections of live fruit flies or larvae.

That's no reason to let our guard down though. Reflecting just how costly impacts of this serious threat can be - after several years of fruit fly elimination efforts restrictions have now eased in almost all of South Australia. Since 2019, more than $65 million has been spent, and more than 350 staff employed.

Read more in KVH’s latest risk update here.