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Texas meeting covers inspections of imported Mexican tomatoes

The Texas International Produce Association, Mission, and other groups are sponsoring a meeting on inspections of Mexican tomatoes under the Tomato Suspension Agreement.

Texas Produce Hall of Fame to add 7 new members

Seven leaders in the industry will be inducted into the Texas Produce Hall of Fame in January.

USDA expands citrus quarantine in Texas

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is expanding the area quarantined for citrus greening in Texas,

New CPS study focuses on ag water in Arizona, Texas

The Center for Produce Safety is funding its first research project to study the effectiveness of water treatments used for irrigation and other uses in agriculture.

Winter Sweetz grapefruit shipping from Texas

Lone Star Citrus, McAllen, Texas, has started its Winter Sweetz brand grapefruit season.

Texas expands citrus greening quarantine area

The quarantined area for citrus greening disease in Texas has expanded to Brazoria and Galveston counties.

Officers seize $1.8 million in meth from tomato semi

Border officials have discovered $1.8 million in methamphetamine in connection with a commercial truckload of tomatoes at a Pharr, Texas, port of entry.

J&D Produce’s HoneySweet onions to debut at World Food Championships

HoneySweet onions are the official infusion ingredient for the burger competition at the eighth annual World Food Championships.

Sicar Farms completes South Texas facility

Sicar Farms has opened its new Mission, Texas, facility, with cooler capacity of 85,000 square feet, 21 loading docks, and office space.

Cocaine found in carrot shipment in Texas

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection recently seized $1.6 million worth of cocaine in a load of carrots that was entering at a Texas border crossing.