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Michigan awards grants to juice maker and processor

During its regularly scheduled meeting in May, the Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development voted to approve Food and Agriculture Inve... continue reading »


Perdue appoints new members to committee on food microbiology

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has appointed 18 new members and 12 returning members to the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological... continue reading »


United Fresh Innovation Award finalists demonstrate Innovation

United Fresh this week announces 36 new products as finalists for the United Fresh Produce Association’s 2018 Innovation Awards. This... continue reading »


Packaging company Sonoco hooks up with Harvest Croo Robotics

Hartsville, South Carolina-based Sonoco (NYSE:SON), a global packaging company, has become a joint development partner and investor in the Plant Ci... continue reading »


Why E. coli romaine lettuce outbreak mystifies scientists

The struggle to identify the origins of the E. coli outbreak, which has sickened people from Washington state to New Jersey, highlights the difficulty... continue reading »


Selection of Brashears to USDA post saluted by Perdue

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue May 4 applauded President Donald J. Trump’s selection of  Mindy Brashears to be the U.S. Department of ... continue reading »


Fresh Express rolls out new saute kits

Fresh Express has launched a line of saute kits, a chef-inspired hot vegetable dish ready in under three minutes. Available in four varieties, Fresh E... continue reading »


E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce spreads to another state

The E. coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce is now in 26 states. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is working with the Minnesota Department... continue reading »


DeltaTrak rolls out new mini logger

The new FlashLink In-Transit RTL Mini Logger from DeltaTrak provides real-time data utilizing GSM cellular technology. Shipments are tracked worldwide... continue reading »


Star Group wins best new product at CPMA in Vancouver

The Star Group has earned the Best New Product award at CPMA in Vancouver for its “Inspired Salads.” Whole head “Inspired Greens” lettuce h... continue reading »