NOGALES, Ariz. -- The Food and Drug Administration last week approved another Mexican cantaloupe grower to ship product to the United States, giving retailers here an additional, close-by source as melon season begins. Since the FDA banned all cantaloupe imports from Mexico in October 2002, following salmonella outbreaks, this makes only the fourth Mexican grower to get FDA certification, clearing it to ship to the United States. A Mexican processing plant, too, has obtained certification. ...
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