LAKELAND, Fla. -- Publix Super Markets here has suspended its offering of Ag-Mart Produce's Santa Sweets grape tomatoes and Ugly Ripes' heirloom variety as a result of allegations that the supplier misused pesticides. "There are some issues that Ag-Mart is addressing and we're looking into those," said Publix spokeswoman Maria Brous. "This is a temporary disruption in service. Ag-Mart is trying to rectify the situation, and when they do, we'll continue to do business with them." Publix ...
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