Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative: Canada Continues to Undermine Dairy in USMCA

Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative said today the Canadian government continues to undermine dairy provisions in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), and the co-op urged U.S. officials to reject Canada’s latest proposal for tariff-rate quotas (TRQs).

Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative: Canada’s TRQ Proposal Continues Unfair Treatment of US Exports

Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative, one of the largest dairy co-ops in the U.S., said today the proposed changes by the Canadian government to how it administers its tariff-rate quotas (TRQs) for U.S. dairy would continue to block key export opportunities. Edge urged U.S. officials to work with the country to bring about fair reforms.

Statement by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on USMCA Dairy Panel Ruling

January 7, 2022 USDA,

“The U.S. Trade Representative announced that the United States has prevailed in the first dispute settlement panel proceeding under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The panel agreed with the United States that Canada is unfairly restricting access to its market for U.S. dairy products by breaching its USMCA commitments regarding allocation of dairy tariff rate quotas (TRQs).”

ITC Blueberry Determination Helps USMCA Move Forward

The U.S. International Trade Commission has found that imported blueberries are not a cause of serious injury to domestic growers, an outcome that is applauded by the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas.

FPAA Lauds Congressional Effort to Preserve Promise of USMCA Sens. Sinema and Moran Stand with their Constituents

FPAA commends Senators Sinema (D-AZ) and Moran (R-KS) and Representatives Schweikert (R-AZ) and Cuellar (D-TX) for leading a bipartisan, bicameral letter raising significant concerns with the Trump Administration’s Section 201 investigation on imported blueberries and Section 332 investigations of imported strawberries, bell peppers, squash, and cucumbers.