May 12, 2015
Potato planting season in Prince Edward Island, Canada has been pushed back by about two weeks due to the record-setting snowfall this winter and spring.
March 29, 2015
A Prince Edward Island (Canada) farm operation has pleaded guilty to failing to properly rotate its potato crop in one of their fields.
March 05, 2015
The investigation into a food tampering case involving sewing needles inserted into potatoes is still active, reports Prince Edward Island RCMP spokesperson, Sgt. Leanne Butler.
January 30, 2015
Effective immediately, new requirements are in place for exporting potatoes from Prince Edward Island (PEI) to the United States (U.S.).
January 04, 2015
Late December, Potato Processor Cavendish Farms detected again sewing needles stuck in potatoes processed at its New Annan plant on Prince Edward Island.
December 11, 2014
The Prince Edward Island Potato Board has elected a new executive during its December 10th Board of Directors meeting. Alex Docherty of Elmwood was elected the new Chairman of the Board, succeeding Gary Linkletter, who completed four years as Chairman.
December 10, 2014
The reward being offered for information leading to the arrest of anyone who put sewing needles in Prince Edward Island potatoes has doubled to CAD 100.000
December 07, 2014
Prince Edward Island potato production has grown by almost five per cent this year following a good growing year and successful harvest.
November 12, 2014
The Prince Edward Island potato industry is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for recent tampering incidents involving sewing needles being embedded in fresh potatoes.