WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Consumers and even retailers may not readily notice the difference, but tomatoes from Florida and Mexico in coming weeks may be slightly larger. The increase of 1/32 of an inch in the minimum tomato size -- a characteristic regulated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture -- was proposed by the Florida Tomato Committee, representing state growers who supply about half the fresh tomatoes sold in the United States. The move is designed to increase the overall quality of ...

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