VISALIA, Calif. -- The California Plum Marketing Board here approved a measure that would allow fruit with a less-than-perfect appearance on the market.
ld allow plums with external blemishes that currently do not meet U.S. standards on the market.
The California Plum Marketing Board is a division of the Tree Fruit Agreement.
Implementation of the new grade still requires approval by the California state legislature. A vote is expected by the middle of January. If