Data Management

Nielsen acquires The Perishables Group

Nielsen Holdings N.V., a global provider of information and analytics around what consumers watch and buy, has acquired The Perishables Group Inc., th... continue reading »

State of the industry 2012

Like most fresh produce categories in grocery stores across the nation, value-added fruits and vegetables took a noticeable dip during the U.S. econom... continue reading »

E-Verify Splits Ag

E-Verify, the electronic verification system for U.S. worker eligibility managed by the Department of Homeland Security, is a voluntary system used by... continue reading »

Key appoints Louis Vintro

Key Technology recently appointed Louis Vintro as senior vice president of business development and global operations. In the position, Vintro wi... continue reading »

Undocumented Woes

Department of Justice fines grower for pattern of hiring illegals Eurofresh Farms, Wilcox, Ariz., a year-round grower of greenhouse tomatoes and cucum... continue reading »

Listeria detected in Giant Eagle shredded lettuce, recall announced

Giant Eagle has been informed by FDA of the presence of listeria monocytogenes in a routine random sample test of Giant Eagle Farmer's Market 8 ounce ... continue reading »

Two pilot projects from FDA, IFT to trace foodborne illness

The FDA announced two new pilot projects that will enhance the agency's and industry's ability to trace products responsible for foodborne illness out... continue reading »

FDA issues import alert for papayas from Mexico

FDA issued an import alert on Aug. 25 that states papayas may be denied admission to the United States unless the importer can show they are not conta... continue reading »

Underwriters Laboratories introduces food safety program

UL (Underwriters Laboratories) announced the launch of UL Food Safety, a new program dedicated to addressing the growing needs of the global food indu... continue reading »

Health Care Changes

Health Care Changes: Some new reforms are already here President Obama and Congress made sweeping changes to America's health care system in March. Af... continue reading »