Potatoes in Canada

PEI potato farm back up and running

December 22, 2014, Summerside, PEI – Linkletter Farms is finally back up and running after two months of being at the centre of a large-scale food tampering incident that reached across the Atlantic region.

Gary Linkletter says operations are still only slowly getting back into gear, but he is brimming with excitement to finally see potatoes being packaged in his plant again.

Linkletter Farms has been virtually shut down since Oct. 2 when an undisclosed number of needles were found inserted into potatoes at the Irving-owned Cavendish Farms plant in New Annan. Production was immediately halted and the RCMP quarantined and searched a total of 300,000 pounds of potatoes. READ MORE

December 22, 2014
By Charlottetown Guardian