Traveling outside of the country? Don't Pack a Pest!

Materials for Potential Partners

Educating the traveling public about protecting our food supply and natural resources from harmful pests and diseases is important. You can help by incorporating the simple but powerful message When You Travel, Declare Agriculture Items, Don’t Pack a Pest into your existing programming and signage. Here are some examples of the tools available:

Link to the Don’t Pack a Pest Website

One easy way to spread the message is to link to the Don’t Pack a Pest website. Provide travelers with the tools they need to make their trips smoother.

DPAP Webpage Sample 1

Digital Signs

Digital files are available for display on TV monitors throughout air and cruise ports.

DPAP Digital Sign Sample 2

Pull-up Signs

Mobile signs make repositioning and relocating easy.

DPAP Print Sign Sample 2


Signs are available in various sizes and materials.

DPAP Print Sign Sample 5


Fifteen-, 30- and 60-second videos are available for in-port television programming.


Travel Industry

Educate travelers about prohibited agricultural items before they arrive at their departure port. Include this message on their e-tickets and itineraries:
“Help protect our food supply and natural resources ... When You Travel, Declare Agricultural Items, Don’t Pack a Pest ...”

DPAP Travel Industry 1

United States Department of Agriculture Customs and Border Patrol Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services California Department of Food & Agriculture