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Do flowers pose a liability issue?

publication date: Nov 1, 2001
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Earlier this year, a Growing for Market reader who sells cut flowers asked whether she could be held liable for injuries caused by her flowers - for example, if someone ate a toxic flower like larkspur, or injured an eye by rubbing sap from a Euphorbia plant in it. We took the question to attorney Rich Shell, who addresses the specific flower questions while explaining liability issues that are relevant to vegetable growers as well as flower growers.



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