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Mexican Pork Products

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Mexican Pork Products

Considering the heated debate over U.S.–Mexico relations, you wouldn’t think pork products would be high on the government’s list of priorities. Nonetheless, those pork rinds in your bag are liable to start a commotion at the border. Thanks to a total U.S. ban on personal importation of pork and pork products from Mexico, all manner of porcine comestibles are off-limits. Want to remember the taste of those awesome pork tacos you bought from a street vendor in Tijuana? Bring home pictures, not pig parts.

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