Hitching health and greener planet hopes to the local food movement? You may want to reconsider.
We’re all on the lookout for counterfeit cash. We know to be suspicious of counterfeit purses. But what about fake food? It’s a growing threat in the US and beyond.
Plant pests and diseases are killing South Florida palm trees, endangering Dade County Pine trees, and have all but eradicated citrus trees from the landscape. Now, they’ve taken aim on the Avocado, with the discovery of a dangerous beetle and disease in a Miami-Dade commercial avocado grove.
After 45 years, Florida residents once again have the legal right to dye bunnies and chickens bright neon colors to give children for Easter gifts, despite the fact the law change has been decried by animal rights advocates statewide.
Do you think your friends in other industries are happier? They might be.
Consumers may be looking at an increase in the price of orange juice after the Food and Drug Administration said it would stop all shipments of foreign orange juice at the border, and turn back any who test positive for the fungicide Carbendazim.
The recent rainfall has sent Lake Okeechobee up by three feet and nearly two feet of rain fell in some parts of the Everglades last month, erasing a bone-dry summer.
A woman in Redland has received a fine for her pet pigs and county officials say she’ll continue to rack them up until she agrees to let the animals go.
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers group is wrapping up a five-city national tour Saturday with rallies calling for Publix to pay workers a penny more per pound for tomatoes.
Miami-Dade officials have asked the U.S.D.A. to issue a disaster declaration to cover the loss of more than $50 million in local agriculture.