OJ in Trouble!

By on Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

According to a report from National Public Radio, you might be seeing less of your favorite tangelo and grapefruit this winter–and higher prices on what’s available. A bad combination of the economy, abandoned, mowed-down citrus groves, and disease have caused such concern that the USDA has gotten involved to see what can be done. Researchers are hopeful about getting the problem under control, but are estimating that it’ll take a decade to squeeze out a turn-around.

Written by Amy Zavatto

Amy Zavatto, Toque's East Coast editor, is a food, wine, spirits and travel writer for books and magazines.

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