Data Management

Ready Pac plant earns SQF certification

Ready Pac Foods announced that its Swedesboro, N.J. fresh foods processing facility received SQF (Safe Quality Food) Level 3 certification, the high... continue reading »

Prediction: Vegetables to take spotlight in 2013

Foodservice research and consulting firm Technomic has assembled 10 food trends that may significantly impact the restaurant industry in 2013. These... continue reading »

CDC probes spring mix E. coli outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control is collaborating with public health officials in several states and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to i... continue reading »

Pathogen test program will cease operations

After months of uncertainty over the future of the program, the Agricultural Marketing Service’s Microbiological Data Program, which tests pro... continue reading »

CPS announces produce research awards

The Center for Produce Safety (CPS) at the University of California Davis has awarded 10 new grants for research aimed at food safety practices for ... continue reading »

In advance of PMA Fresh Summit: Industry leaders offer insights to future

This year’s PMA Fresh Summit is titled “Say Hello to the Future.” Fresh Cut magazine asked people from around the industry about t... continue reading »

FDA awards contract for technology to speed identification of pathogens on produce

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has awarded Illumina, Inc. of San Diego, Calif., a five-year $17 million contract to develop technology that w... continue reading »

New Product Roundup: What’s new from the fresh-cut industry

Check out what's new in products and solutions from around the fresh-cut produce industry. Here's the latest from Ready Pac, Triangle Packag... continue reading »

Rally pushes for action on farm bill before Sept. 30

Hundreds of agriculture industry allies rallied in Washington, D.C. today to urge Congress to pass a new Farm Bill before the current law expires Se... continue reading »

Value-added produce sales continue to grow in second quarter 2012

Sales of value-added fruits and vegetables have continued upward growth in dollar sales and price, according to the latest edition of Fresh Facts on... continue reading »