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By Mark Walsh; Olga Rodriguez The Associated Press ALLENDE, Mexico (AP) - At the end of a dirt road in northern Mexico, the conveyer belts processing hundreds of tons of vegetables per year for U.S. and Mexican markets are open to the elements, protected only by a corrugated metal roof. The U.S.
Spanish revelers pelted one another with 113 tons of ripe tomatoes in the annual La Tomatina food fight.
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Tomato growers involved in the latest salmonella food epidemic are looking to be paid for business lost for false implications made by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
By Deseret News editorial The Food and Drug Administration has a difficult job. On the one hand, if it suspects a certain crop is tainted, making American consumers sick, it needs to act post-haste. But it must act in a way that fosters public confidence.
Q. You recently had a question on Moses in the cradle. Since I have grown that plant for nearly 20 years, I've found that it is winter-hardy in my Virginia Beach yard. A clump of them in each corner of my tropical garden in full sun comes back every year.
By Michael Doyle and Elaine Walker, The Miami Herald Aug. 1--WASHINGTON -- Turf struggles, bad communication and weak leadership undermined the federal response to a recent salmonella outbreak that cost the tomato industry a bundle, witnesses told a House of Representatives subcommittee Thursday.
WASHINGTON _ Turf struggles, bad communication and weak leadership undermined the federal response to a recent salmonella outbreak that cost the tomato industry a bundle, witnesses told a House of Representatives subcommittee Thursday.
By Dwain Walden, The Moultrie Observer, Ga. Jul. 30--MOULTRIE -- It's often said that perception is reality. And for Colquitt County's tomato crop this summer, such perception was measured by a $2.2 million loss because of the salmonella scare.
By Anonymous The LACE (Local Agricultural Cooperative Exchange) Farm Fresh Market, Main Street, Barre, is a place where the community comes to find locally produced Vermont foods and produce.
Flavr Savr, also known as CGN-89564, a genetically modified tomato, was the first commercially grown genetically engineered food to be granted a license for human consumption. It was produced by the Californian company Calgene, and submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1992. On May 18, 1994, the FDA completed its evaluation of the Flavr Savr tomato and the usage of APH(3’)II, concluding that the tomato “is as safe as tomatoes bred by conventional means” and “that the...
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