On May 1, the Department of Commerce declared that after reaching “an impasse” in talks with Mexico on sugar trade disputes, the U.S. government has decided to “resume the collection of antidumping (AD) and countervailing duties (CVD) on sugar imports on June 5, 2017, unless an agreement is reached.” We write to you to express concerns that an increase in the tariffs on imported sugar will increase the price of food to American consumers.