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  • The U.S.-Mexico Tomato Suspension Agreement guarantees U.S. consumers a steady supply of fresh tomatoes at stable prices even in the deepest winter months, regardless of freezes in Florida.
  • Special interests in Florida are trying to declare economic war on the American consumer by cornering the market on tomatoes and forcing the U.S. government to impose higher taxes on fresh imported tomatoes, resulting in higher prices at the supermarket for American shoppers.
  • In these tough economic times, consumers can’t afford a return to the years before the U.S.-Mexico trade agreement when a Florida freeze created a tomato shortage that sent prices skyrocketing to more than $50 a box.
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