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Industry airs out concerns over blueberry imports in ITC safeguard hearing

January 13, 2021 at 1:23 PM
The U.S. International Trade Commission heard all sides of the debate over seasonal and perishable produce on Tuesday in a daylong hearing on the impact of rising blueberry imports during the growing and harvesting seasons. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative last September asked the ITC to launch a Section 201 safeguard investigation into blueberry imports to address U.S. seasonal growers’ longstanding concerns that fresh produce imports from Mexico are harming their industry. The probe was requested following the...

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