Source: The Orlando Sentinel



The Orlando Sentinel reports that imported fruits and vegetables are grabbing a greater share of the U.S. market, clobbering farmers in states such as Florida, a consumer-advocacy and food-safety group said in a report released Thursday.

Food & Water Watch said it examined government data and found that Florida's plantings of crops such as tomatoes and bell peppers had declined during the past decade as imports of fruits and vegetables from other countries soared