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Truck blockade ends, but Texas border crossing delays continue

- General News
There have been some positive signs for improved produce truck crossings from Mexico through Texas border ports of entry, but major backups remain.

Trade groups criticize heightened Texas border crossing inspections

- General News
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has vowed to strengthen border protections and inspections in response to the Biden Administration's plans to end pandemic emergency health orders that allowed federal officials to turn away migrants seeking asylum.

Vaccination proof complicates produce shipments to Canada

- Analysis
As of January 15, Canadian border authorities have been instructed to refuse access to their nation to truckers who cannot show proof of vaccination. Canadian truckers who drive into the U.S. won’t be let back into their own country without proof of vaccination either.

Nogales eyes cold inspection facility to boost off-season business

- General News
Nogales companies plan to boost business during their off-season with a new cold inspection facility.

U.S.-Mexico border problem affects supplies ahead of Easter

- General News
The immigration crisis at the U.S. southern border is affecting all ports of entry and is slowing the commercial crossings, including fresh produce.

Week in Review April 5, 2019

- Analysis

This week’s Week in Review sees Retail Editor Pamela Riemenschneider reporting from the annual Canadian Produce …

Avocados caught in political crossfire

- Analysis
In this age where everything turns political, avocados have gotten caught between anti-Trump and anti-immigration coalitions. How did we get here?

United Fresh warns border shutdown will harm produce industry

- General News

PRESS RELEASE On March 27, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Kevin McAleenan stated …

Nogales produce cargo could get a faster trip across the border

- General News
TUBAC, AZ—The nearly $3 billion in produce crossings at the Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales could get a faster ride through the border checkpoint if plans for a new cargo lane move forward as quickly as Customs and Border Protection hope.