The heat is scorching tomatoes faster than workers can pick them. (Photo ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Hundreds Of Thousands Of Tomatoes Rotting In Field Due To Heat Wave

Tomatoes are rotting on the vine at an Illinois farm.


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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.



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Local vegetable prices could jump — if Florida freeze continues

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–Local produce vendors are warning the cost of tomatoes and green beans could double — if freezing weather continues to hammer Florida.


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