A restraint on importation of certain animals or plants from areas where pests or contagious diseases are endemic — or isolation of animals or plants suspected of carrying pests or diseases — to prevent the spread of those pests and diseases. States as well as the federal government may impose quarantines or may operate quarantine facilities. See Plant Quarantine Act.
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