Egg and Poultry Border Seizures Skyrocket As Prices Spike
View Source | January 19, 2023 11:51 pm
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- Statistics from the U.S. Department of Agriculture found that from October 1 to December 31, egg and poultry seizures at border posts rose by 108 percent.
- In December, the price of eggs in the United States increased by 60 percent compared to the previous year.
- Fines of up to $10,000 can be imposed for commercial entities illegally smuggling eggs into the U.S. from Canada or Mexico. Individuals face civil fines of approximately $300.
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