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What does MEDFLY stand for?

MEDFLY stands for Mediterranean Fruit Fly

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Speaking about the Novorossiysk port authority's decision to turn back the shipment, the city's press contact, Aleksey Alekseyenko, was quoted by Cihan as stating that the 24-ton cargo was infected by the Mediterranean fruit fly, an insect that frequently contaminates fruit shipments in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Ecuador's Galapagos Islands, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, were under a botanical alert Tuesday after a destructive Mediterranean fruit fly (medfly) was detected on the archipelago, the Agricultural Health Service (SESA) said.
Japanese scientists visited in February and found the Mediterranean fruit fly, or medfly, was no longer present, said Akiko Takenaka, an official with the Japanese embassy's Technical and Economic Cooperation Office in the DR.