Food Safety

Checking Down Card Check

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed a controversial card check bill last month that would have allowed union representatives access to any ma... continue reading »

FDA Seeks Funds for Food Safety

Oct. 23, 2009 - A Senate bill to overhaul food safety and expand FDA oversight needs to be stronger and include more funding and authority, ... continue reading »

Processor focuses on customer service to grow fresh-cut sales

California’s Monterey County is known for its contribution to the American food supply. With much of its farm acreage devoted to spinach, iceberg... continue reading »

FDA to Reconsider BPA’s Use in Food Packaging

Aug. 18, 2009 - The Food and Drug Administration said Monday that it is reviewing new studies on bisphenol A and expects to rule by Nov. 30 ... continue reading »

Focus on customers is key to success

Taylor Farms is one of the largest suppliers of fresh-cut vegetables for the foodservice industry, and now the Salinas, Calif.-based company is making... continue reading »

Southern Legislative Conference in Winston-Salem

Aug. 16, 2009 - State legislators from across the South are coming together in Winston-Salem over the next few days to network and share ide... continue reading »

NewStar Recalls Jumbo Green Onion Cartons

Aug. 12, 2009 - NewStar Fresh Foods has issued a voluntary recall of 772 cartons of iced jumbo green onions distributed by three companies d... continue reading »

CSI: Fresh-Cuts

Today’s food safety measures require companies to anticipate the unexpected and exceed FDA’s requirements. That’s a lesson a Massachuse... continue reading »

Editorial: Bad Food-Safety Bill in Pipeline for Salinas Valley Ag

Aug. 4, 2009 - Be careful what you wish for. Many people in California agriculture have said it isn't fair that the rest of the country isn'... continue reading »

Northwest processor upgrades plant to extend shelf life and improve quality

Tree Top Inc., the first fruit-processing cooperative, was established nearly 50 years ago in central Washington in the middle of the state’s app... continue reading »