Canada: Immediately After Vaccine Mandate For Truckers “The Cost Of Transporting Produce Climbed 25% Last Week”

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New trucking vaccine mandate is likely to make fruit and vegetables more expensive

The CEO of Canadawide Fruits told Bloomberg the cost of transporting produce climbed 25% last week.

The Montreal-based executive pointed to a lack of truck drivers who are able to cross the border between the US and Canada due to a vaccine mandate that cuts US trucking capacity in half, according to data from the American Trucking Association. The group estimates that only about 50% to 60% of US truck drivers have been fully vaccinated.

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www.businessinsider.com/new-trucker-vaccine-rule-making-fruit-vegetables-more-expensive-2022-1?amp

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