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Ford Looking To Make Car Parts From Tomatoes

In an effort to find lighter renewable materials, Ford announced a partnership on Tuesday with Heinz to research the use of tomato fibers to make car parts.


Prior to becoming the President, Harry Truman worked as a farmer. (credit: AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Fla. Tomato Growers: We May Be Out Of Business In Ten Years

Florida’s tomato growers are in danger of going out of business altogether.

CBS Miami–09/06/2012


Fake Food Trying To Make Its Way Into The U.S.

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.



Farmworkers Protest Publix Over Farm Wage Policies

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Protesters gathered outside the grand opening of a new Publix in downtown Miami Saturday, using the opening of the long-awaited store to protest the chain’s decision not to take part in a […]


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Florida Tomatoes Recalled For Possible Salmonella Contamination

Possible salmonella contamination has prompted the recall of grape tomatoes grown in Florida and shipped to several U.S. states and Canada, according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

CBS Miami–05/03/2011


Tomato Crop Can’t Catch-Up To Prices

Pull into a drive-through at Wendy’s or Checker’s lately and you’ll be greeted with a sign that if you want tomatoes, you have to ask for them. The reason behind the change is because tomato prices are skyrocketing.