Mexico Finishing New Trade Deal with Argentina

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Mexico is looking to establish closer ties with other Latin American and South American countries after Donald Trump took office in the United States, its biggest export market. Reuters says Mexico expects to finish a new trade agreement with Argentina by the end of this year as it continues to try to diversify its trading partners. Argentina could make significant …

CCM Response to Argentinian Lemon Rule

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USDA Delivers Lump of Coal to California Lemon Growers for Christmas Blatantly ignoring comments from scientists and technical advisors at the National Plant Board, California Department of Food & Agriculture and members of the California citrus industry, USDA and the Obama Administration have published a proposal to allow Argentine lemons into the United States from pest and disease infested areas. …


Lemons from Argentina Allowed for Import

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is publishing a final rule to allow the importation of fresh lemon fruit from northwest Argentina into the continental United States. Over the last 10 years, APHIS has thoroughly reviewed Argentina’s citrus production and packing practices and fully evaluated pest risks to U.S. agriculture. The review included …