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U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is asking the International Trade Commission to monitor and investigate imports of strawberries and bell peppers, following requests by Florida groups.
Nov 13, 2020 by Chris Koger
Magic Sun, Richmond, Va., known as a grower of conventional and organic tomatoes, is expanding to include blueberries, with plans to quickly ramp up production.
Oct 21, 2020 by Chris Koger
Members of the South Texas produce industry joined others at the Pharr International Bridge to kick off the start of the import season, when the volume of trucks crossing the bridge significantly increases.
Oct 09, 2020 by Chris Koger
The Food and Drug Administration and its counterparts in Mexico are taking steps to strengthen collaboration on food safety, from outbreak investigations to training and outbreak prevention measures.
Oct 06, 2020 by Chris Koger
Amado, Ariz.-based Wholesum is introducing top-seal packaging for its organic tomatoes-on-the-vine.
Sep 30, 2020 by Tom Karst
Students from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley are working paid internships alongside Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists, inspecting fresh produce from Mexico.
Sep 28, 2020 by Chris Koger
Construction has begun on a $40 million project to cut wait times for produce and other agricultural goods at a busy Texas port of entry.
Sep 20, 2020 by Chris Koger
Customs and Border Protection officers in South Texas have made another multi-million seizure of drugs piggy-backing into the U.S. in a commercial load of fresh produce from Mexico, this time avocados.
Sep 14, 2020 by Chris Koger
California Citrus Mutual is commending the Trump administration plan to protect domestic growers of seasonal produce.
Sep 11, 2020 by Tom Karst