NEW YORK -- Heavy rains in California and hailstorms in Arizona have given produce buyers a fresh round of headaches. The bad weather has devastated strawberry crops, and reduced the quality and supply of other crops as well. "We've had to put up with problems with iceberg lettuce. The quality of a lot of leafy items, particularly those from California, hasn't been as good," said Jose Manzano, produce director for Dorothy Lane Markets, a three-store independent in Dayton, Ohio. "We've just ...

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