Mexico's tomato farmers have found great success sending their products to the United States since the implementation of the North American Free Trade Agency 20 years ago. But it's come at a cost to Florida's tomato growers.
Florida produces the most fresh tomatoes of any state in the nation. The growers there say they can't compete with lower-priced Mexican imports much longer. Now they're fighting a 16-year-old trade agreement that could put the idea of free trade at risk.
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