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The Produce Reporter Week in Review – January 17, 2020

- General News
Pamela calls in from the northern US border after a trip to Leamington, Ontario, where a hot tomato market is lighting up greenhouses--literally.

Importers prepare for mandatory tomato inspections

- General News
With the mandatory inspections of Mexican tomatoes set to start in a few months, importers are figuring out how such a system will work.

Pure Flavor starts Georgia season with visit from Ag Secretary

- General News

FORT VALLEY, GA (December 17th, 2019) – A visit to Pure Flavor’s BB #:170379 Fort Valley, …

ITC confirms dumped Mexican tomatoes harms U.S. producers

- General News

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

USDA APHIS to inspect for tomato virus

- General News

NOGALES, AZ (For immediate release, Nov. 18, 2019) – The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection …

DOC posts final dumping margin on Mexican tomato imports

- General News
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: Threats about tomato virus twisted to influence politics

- General News
Authorities in the U.S., Mexico and Canada moved months ago to implement programs to limit the spread of a new tomato virus, ToBRFV, which is not a food safety threat to humans or animals.

Florida Dept. of Agriculture issues alert for virus in Mexican tomatoes, calls for USDA action

- General News
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) is issuing an alert regarding a virus found in Mexican tomatoes imported into Florida and potentially other U.S. states.

STATEMENT: Florida Tomato Exchange Urges USDA to Act Quickly to Stop Tomato Disease from Spreading in U.S.

- General News
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) issued an alert yesterday regarding the Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus (ToBRFV), which was recently detected in Mexican tomatoes at several grocery stores in Florida.

Pure Flavor To Launch RedRoyals Cherry Tomatoes At PMA Fresh Summit

- General News
After years of research & development, Pure Flavor will be unveiling its new RedRoyals™ Cherry Tomatoes on the Vine at the PMA Fresh Summit in Anaheim, CA October 18-19.