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The U.S. Department will start inspecting Mexican tomatoes entering the U.S. on April 4, as part of the suspension agreement with the Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration.
Mar 20, 2020 by Chris Koger
The Food and Drug Administration has suspended enforcement of verifying Food Safety Modernization Act audit requirements for importers and food facilities because of the coronavirus COVID-19 spread.
Mar 18, 2020 by Chris Koger
The Food and Drug Administration has halted most inspections of food facilities outside of the U.S. through April, as travel restrictions increase in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Mar 11, 2020 by Chris Koger
The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas and its members are welcoming the start of work on the Mariposa Road project, the main road bringing fresh Mexican produce into Nogales, Ariz.
Mar 10, 2020 by Chris Koger
The Office of U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has scheduled hearings for growers to talk about concerns of unfair competition with Mexican products.
Mar 06, 2020 by Chris Koger
President Trump has signed into law a bill that adds agricultural inspectors and canine teams at border entry points to examine food imports.
Mar 04, 2020 by Chris Koger
Registrar Corp. has upgraded it FDA Compliance Monitor with risk evaluation tools.
Mar 02, 2020 by Chris Koger
LGS Specialty Sales, New Rochelle, N.Y., has started its Moroccan w. murcott season, importing the clementines through April.
Feb 07, 2020 by Chris Koger
World Direct Shipping, Palmetto, Fla., has extended an agreement with Port Manatee, and added a third vessel to its service.
Jan 20, 2020 by Chris Koger
In the wake of trade deals that have left some U.S. produce growers unhappy about an influx of imported fruits and vegetables, the new American Grown campaign is taking its message to consumers instead of lawmakers.
Jan 09, 2020 by Chris Koger