Update: The U.S. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has made a posting on the Federal Register about the issue, and the final rule is expected to be published on August 15.
While U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Colombia has mostly been focused on addressing the crisis gripping Venezuela, the trip has also brought some positive news for the country’s agricultural sector.
In an announcement today from the Caribbean coastal city of Cartagena de Indias, Pence told reporters Colombian Hass avocados would finally be granted access to the U.S. market.
Colombian President ...