APEAM counters bloody cartel story from LA Times

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The Los Angeles Times ran the story, “Inside the bloody cartel war for Mexico’s multibillion-dollar avocado …

ITC confirms dumped Mexican tomatoes harms U.S. producers

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The U.S. International Trade Commission found that dumped Mexican tomatoes threaten the U.S. tomato industry. The …

Berry season for Produce Lovers in full swing

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PRESS RELEASE Gerardo López Gómez, Commercial VP for Produce Lovers, a brand of Growers Union, LLC, …

Mexican lemon producers struggle with drought

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In another area of the world affected by drought, this time Tamaulipas, Mexico, lemon production has …

FPAA testifies before International Trade Commission

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PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON, DC (October 28, 2019) – A lack of innovation amongst U.S. field grown …

DOC posts final dumping margin on Mexican tomato imports

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The investigation will now shift to the International Trade Commission, which will evaluate the extent to which dumped tomatoes injured U.S. growers. The ITC will hold a hearing October 24 to hear testimony from both the U.S. and Mexican industries.

FPAA: New tomato suspension agreement a “step backward”

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It is estimated that constructing new warehouse space for inspections will cost importers more than $200 million upfront, plus another $50 million a year in fees and other costs.

Walmart concerned about tomato inspections in suspension agreement

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Before the comment period ended Sept. 9, the U.S.’s largest retailer told the Department of Commerce in a letter that it’s concerned the proposed increase in border inspections for tomatoes will cause a bottleneck at ports of entry and deprive consumers of product.

Mexican officials tout their response to Panama disease on bananas

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Mexico is prepared to act in a timely manner in events surrounding Fusarium Wilt tropical race IV (TR4), also known as Panama disease. Here's how.

UPDATED: U.S. and Mexico reach agreement on tomatoes

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There’s a new agreement for Mexican tomato imports, but importers are concerned about at least one provision.