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California Legislature Passes Bill to Crack Down on Farmers’ Market Fraud

California Legislature Passes Bill to Crack Down on Farmers’ Market Fraud

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

AB 1871 raises the daily stall fee for each vendor at a certified farmers’ market in California. Those fees would pay for county inspections to help insure produce labeled organic is, actually, organic.

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KQED’s Forum: Farmers Market Fraud?

KQED’s Forum: Farmers Market Fraud?

| June 11, 2011 | 2 Comments

How can you be sure those cherries or plums from the farmers market are really local or organic? Last year, a TV station in Los Angeles found vendors making false claims — including stalls selling produce bought from wholesalers. KQED’s Forum discusses new proposals to increase enforcement, and find out how consumers can ensure they’re getting the genuine artichoke.

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