Tag Archives: Tomatoes

Pakistan food prices soar

ISLAMABAD — Pakistanis grappled with skyrocketing fruit and vegetable prices Sunday caused by floods that have destroyed more than 1 million acres (405,000 hectares) of crops and left at least 4 million people in need of food assistance in the

Salmonella Kills Florida tomato industry

THE tomato industry in Florida has collapsed and $US40 million ($42m) worth of tomatoes will rot unless the source of a Salmonella outbreak can be quickly traced, an industry official says.

Mexico suffers in tomato scare

Mexican farmers say they are being unfairly affected by Salmonella fears over tomatoes in the US. The US Food and Drug Administration is still searching for the source of an outbreak that has affected 17 states. David Campanale reports.