The Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales is the entry point for over half of the nation’s winter produce. Inspection agents with U.S. Customs and Border Protection spend a lot of time checking fruits and vegetables for unwanted pests before the cargo enters the U.S. CBP Officer Brian Levin invited AZPM to tour the inspection facilities and learn more about the process.

CBP’s Agricultural Inspection site

See a chart with CBP's Agricultural inspection process:

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