Consumer Issues

Farmer capturing eye-catching drone images October 2016

A P.E.I. farmer is taking stunning images of his fields to show people where their food comes from — from a whole new aerial angle. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

P.E.I. potato board says hypertension study needs perspective May 2016

A new study linking potatoes and increased risk of high blood pressure is being viewed with caution by the P.E.I. potato board and a local nutritional scientist. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New GMO potato not well received by some Islanders April 2016

An Idaho-developed potato recently approved for consumption by Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency hasn’t been met with approval by some Islanders. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Tampering cost potato industry more than $10 million December 2015

There’s likely only one person on P.E.I. who can reveal the real story behind the potato tampering attack that has cost the potato industry more than $10 million Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Nail found in potato bought in Nova Scotia grocery store December 2015

Pictou County RCMP are investigating after a nail was found in a 20-pound bag of potatoes. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Nail discovered inside a potato in Halifax September 2015

Halifax Police are investigating a possible case of food tampering after a nail was found in a potato sold at a grocery store. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Tampering fears prompt security camera use for harvest September 2015

Prince Edward Island’s potato harvest is now underway and many farmers have installed security cameras in their fields and around machinery due to potato tampering concerns. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Potato tampering remains unsolved August 2015

The deadline has passed for the $500,000 reward for information in Prince Edward Island’s potato tampering cases, but farmers are holding out hope an arrest will be made. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

PEI potato tampering reward deadline approaching August 2015

The Prince Edward Island potato industry and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police are reminding the public that time is running out to cash in on the $500,000 reward for information in the province’s potato tampering case. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

PEI Potato Board showcases industry August 2015

The P.E.I. Potato Board’s first social, which organizers estimated drew more than 1,500 visitors, was also a chance for farmers to say “thanks” after a trying period for an industry rocked by tampering incidents. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

BFGoodrich tires announces safety recall for certain commercial light truck tire sizes August 2015

BFGoodrich recommends consumers remove these tires as soon as possible in order to receive a similar product at no cost. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Potato farmers 'more vigilant' after tampering August 2015

Although the P.E.I. Potato Board says this year's crop looks good ahead of next month's harvesting, concerns remain about the ongoing potato tampering investigation. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Deadline for $500,000 potato tampering award nears August 2015

Anyone looking to cash in on the $500,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the potato tampering culprits is rapidly running out. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

P.E.I. potato industry throwing ‘thank you’ party July 2015

The P.E.I. potato industry is throwing a party to thank Islanders for their support this past year. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Latest potato pin incident ‘different’: RCMP July 2015

The most recent report of a metal object found in a bag of potatoes appears to be of a different nature than previous incidents, say RCMP and the P.E.I. Potato Board. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Agriculture ministers denounce food tampering as terrorism July 2015

When it comes to recent potato tampering, the P.E.I. and federal agriculture ministers are in agreement: they both think it’s food terrorism. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Where’s the hub bub? July 2015

You would think people would be making a big “hub bub about it,” says Sylvia Doiron, because $500,000 is a lot of money. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

P.E.I. provides $500,000 to potato industry July 2015

The Province of Prince Edward Island is providing additional funding support of $500,000 to the Prince Edward Island potato industry Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Potato tampering tips award raised to $500K June 2015

The P.E.I. potato industry has raised the stakes for information leading to the conviction of anyone who has been inserting metal objects into Island potatoes. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Ottawa invests in potato safety June 2015

The federal government is investing $1.5 million to support the Island’s potato industry in addressing recent challenges with tampered potatoes. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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