FRANCE: Fruit Jam

Baldwins, Pippins, Winesaps, Deliciouses—20,000 barrels of them from U. S. orchards were piled high in the hold of S. S. Ile de France last week when she nosed past Havre breakwater. These apples, valued at $100,000, stayed on the Ile de France. France had just slapped an embargo on all "fresh fruits, live plants or parts of live plants from the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, China and Japan." The embargo was officially based on the discovery of San José scale, an infectious fruit...

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