A produce farm got a hot start to an even hotter day.
Strawberry season is almost here, and come June, locals will have the chance to pick their own batch at a slew of local farms.
Kale, that popular green of the health conscious, has joined the ignoble list of 12 fruits and vegetables with the most pesticide residues, according to the Environmental Working Group. The last time kale was on the list was in 2009 when it was ranked eighth. Strawberries and spinach took the top two spots again this year, respectively, followed by kale.
A truck driver hauling frozen strawberries from Mexico into the United States is in custody after customs officers at a Texas port found nearly $13 million worth of methamphetamine hidden in the trailer.
A major New Zealand supermarket chain is removing Australian-brand Choice strawberries from shelves across the country after needles were found in a container of strawberries from Western Australia purchased in Auckland.
The Australian government has ordered a federal investigation into the contamination of strawberries with needles and pins, as police reported incidents in two more Australian states.
An Australian state is offering a reward for information after several people reported finding sewing needles or pins in strawberries.
Take one of summer's greatest fruits to a whole new level.
Once again, strawberries top the list of the 12 "dirtiest" fruits and vegetables, according to the Environmental Working Group.
Any farmer knows the business is a risky one, one that relies on Mother Nature doubling as a sort of Lady Luck.
Matthew Harried's strawberry farm has seen its share of ups and downs over the years.
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