Data Management

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 »

Sustainability Center Stage

The Global Conference on Sustainability kicked off this morning in a full ballroom at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas.

Jeff Dlott, preside... continue reading »

Fresh-Cut Research, Take 2

The food safety pavilion at United Fresh 2010 offered researchers the chance to talk about projects, and some had implications for processors.
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Super Sessions

The United Fresh Super Sessions - with four concurrent tracks for retail/foodservice, grower shipper, wholesaler/distributor and fresh-cut processing ... continue reading »

Card check legislation could change the game for labor

The Employee Free Choice Act – commonly referred to as “card check” – could have far-reaching implications for business owners if ... continue reading »

Study pegs value of produce industry at $554 billion

The United States fruit and vegetable (including the mass-market portion of the floral industry) contributes $554 billion annually to the nation’... continue reading »

Fresh Cut Trends

At the Fresh-Cut Expo in Baltimore this past April, the International Fresh-cut Produce Association – now part of the United Fresh Produce Associ... continue reading »