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U.S. suspends Mexican avocado imports on eve of Super Bowl after threat to inspector

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The U.S. government has suspended all imports of Mexican avocados. The ban comes after a plant safety inspector in Mexico received a threatening message. Mexican avocado growers and packers association unveiled its Super Bowl ad for this year. Mexican exporters have taken out the pricey ads for almost a decade.
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US suspends Mexican avocado imports on eve of Super Bowl - ​Suspended imports

Mexico has acknowledged that the U.S. government has suspended all imports of Mexican avocados after a U.S. plant safety inspector in Mexico received a threat. ​Suspended imports

1 year ago·Mumbai, India
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U.S. avocado blow caps tough week for Mexican president

By Dave Graham MEXICO CITY - A U.S. decision to suspend avocado shipments from a violent Mexican state sealed a challenging week for President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, whose approval rating suffered an unusual dip in a tracking poll published on Sunday. Lopez Obrador, whose still robust popularity has been more resilient than most global leaders, has this month become embroiled in

1 year ago·United Kingdom
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US halts avocado imports from Mexico after threat to American inspector

Decision comes after threatening phone message and disrupts $2.4bn industry during one of its busiest times of the yearThreats to an American agricultural inspector in the Mexican state of Michoacán caused the US to suspend imports of avocados from its neighbor, officials said, disrupting a $2.4bn industry during one of its busiest times of the year.Mexico’s department of agriculture said in a statement that the inspector received a threatening …

1 year ago·London, United Kingdom
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U.S. suspends avocado imports from Mexico after threat to U.S. inspector

The United States has suspended avocado imports from Mexico's western state of Michoacan after a U.S. official received a threat, Mexico's Agriculture Ministry said in a statement on Saturday.

1 year ago·Toronto, Canada
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Mexico says conspiracy behind avocado ban; U.S. cites violence

On Saturday, the U.S. government suspended all imports of Mexican avocados “until further notice” after one of those inspectors in Mexico received a “threatening message”

1 year ago·India
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US suspends Mexican avocado imports after inspector receives ‘threatening phone call’

The avocado-producing state of Michoacán has been riven with violence between the Jalisco cartel and an alliance of smaller gangs

1 year ago·London, United Kingdom
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