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Canada: Prince Edward Island potato growers frustrated as more metal objects found in Maritime spuds

A $100,000 reward is being offered for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for tampering with potatoes from Prince Edward Island on the east coast of Canada. Island potato farmer Dean Hayden says it’s a headache growers and consumers don’t need.Hayden said the ongoing issue with metal objects being found in potatoes on top of the harsh winter has slowed things down. Other growers The Guardian talked to say they’re tired of talking about the issue, pointing out that all it does is give whoever is responsible lots of attention. Still, all were in agreement that consumers and retailers are still buying potatoes. More

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