PRICING, QUALITY NOT BLOWING AWAY IN DROUGHT

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- This summer's persistent drought conditions in the Northeast aren't having much of a retail effect on fruits and vegetables -- at least not yet."There really is no danger to the retail market that would impact the supply and demand," said Dianne Cullo, a spokeswoman for the United Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Association, Alexandria, Va. "We have an abundance of fruits and vegetables

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- This summer's persistent drought conditions in the Northeast aren't having much of a retail effect on fruits and vegetables -- at least not yet.

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