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Let us now observe a moment of silence for the upcoming loss of your avocado toast.

Until further notice, avocados will not be imported from Mexico to the U.S., after an American plant safety inspector in Mexico received a threat, Mexico’s Agriculture Department said in a statement.

News of the suspension may impact avocado prices and supply chains in the U.S., Michael Swanson, Wells Fargo’s chief agricultural economist told The Washington Post. Swanson said eight out of 10 avocados purchased in the United States are from Michoacán.



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