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Estabrook on Bad Tomatoes

Tomatoland.JPGFood writer Barry Estabrook, author of a new book about tomato-growing practices, says "Florida is the poster child for everything that is wrong with not-seasonal and not-local produce." Surprise: he's no fan of tomatoes grown in warm-weather states that are picked while still green and "gassed with ethylene" until they turn red. [USA Today]