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Avocado shortages, virgin margaritas: Border shutdown would hit American palates

April 1, 2019 by


By Kate Dugu President Donald Trump’s threat to shut down the U.S.-Mexico border would hit American consumers – in the gut.From the avocados on avocado toast, to the limes and tequila in margaritas, the United States is heavily reliant on Mexican imports of fruit, vegetables and alcohol to meet consumer demand. Nearly half of all […]