FPAA Spring Policy Summit Returns

The Spring Policy Summit, which for years has brought regulators and industry to identify practical, goal-oriented outcomes for key issues facing the fresh produce industry at the Southwest border, is back.

FPAA Salutes Integrated North American Approach to Shared Tomato Virus Threat

The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has announced that they will begin to inspect tomato and pepper seed, transplants and fruit by Nov. 22 to protect against a plant virus known as Tomato Brown Rugose Virus (ToBRFV) which has spread around the world since first being detected in Israel in 2014.

Power of Produce Coming to Annual Nogales Fresh Produce Convention and Golf Tournament in November

The FPAA Convention is a celebration to kick off another season of fresh produce entering the United States from Mexico through the port of Nogales, a major hub of fresh produce imports. It is also a fantastic opportunity to learn about new and evolving issues in the industry.

FPAA Applauds Bipartisan Congressional Coalition for Defending U.S. Companies through Continued Opposition to Seasonal Trade Provision

A bipartisan group of 23 Senators and House Members sent a strong message to the U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer reiterating opposition to any attempts to reinsert a seasonal antidumping provision into implementing language of the US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement.

FPAA Disappointed in Commerce’s Intent to Withdraw from Tomato Suspension Agreement

The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) is disappointed to learn that the Department of Commerce intends to withdraw from the 2013 Tomato Suspension Agreement with Mexico.