WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 19, 2019) – Today, the House of Representatives voted 385-41 to pass the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The agreement will now go to the Senate for a vote. Once Congress acts, the President is expected to sign the agreement, which will finalize its enactment. United Fresh has supported the passage of this agreement and applauds the House for taking action today.
“With today’s strong vote by the House, we encourage the Senate to move forward with consideration of USMCA,” said Tom Stenzel, United Fresh President and CEO. “For the fresh produce industry, this is a welcomed achievement as we continue to meet the demands from consumers for increased availability of healthy fresh fruits and vegetables. Finally, we believe this new trade agreement will strengthen our partnership between the three countries and provide essential cooperation in the fresh fruit and