U.S. and Mexico in food fight over tomatoes

By The Christian Science Monitor
Friday, September 28, 2012 21:54 EDT
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US, Mexico in food fight over tomatoes: How messy will it get?

The tomato, one of America’s favorite vegetables, is the focus of a burgeoning cross-border food fight that Mexican officials say could escalate into a broader trade war. Mexican exporters currently supply about half the tomatoes consumed in the US. American growers, upset over what they see as a…

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