Uncertainty For B.C. Growers as EU Set to Halt Some Canadian Fruit Imports

B.C. farm growers are facing uncertainty after the European Union’s announcement it will stop importing some Canadian fruits starting Sept. 1.

Pinder Dhaliwal, president of the B.C. Fruit Growers’ Association, said his organization was taken by surprise by the news, which they found out from media reports.

“It just broke out (last week). It’s a concern,” said Dhaliwal, an Oliver fruit grower.

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