Fla. Growers Sue Commerce Over Mexican Tomato Pact

Law360, New York (April 23, 2013, 11:57 AM EDT) -- Domestic tomato growers hit the U.S. government with a lawsuit Friday over the recent reinstatement of a trade agreement with Mexico on the price of imported tomatoes, saying the deal didn't do enough to stop cheap Mexican tomatoes from harming American producers.

Last month, the U.S. Department of Commerce said it would re-establish a so-called suspension agreement with Mexico, a 16-year-old settlement that postpones an American anti-dumping duty investigation in favor of a negotiated, bilateral solution.

Though the U.S. and Mexico have maintained similar agreements in...
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