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California Giant Berry Farms increases availability of year-round berries

California Giant Berry Farms has significantly expanded its raspberry program in Mexico in the last year, providing year-round availability of th... continue reading »


Michigan awards $218K in food safety education grants

Ensuring the safety of the state’s food supply is paramount to protecting public health as well as helping to grow Michigan’s $104.7 billion food ... continue reading »


Apples, cherries getting hit hard by retaliatory tariffs

A Dec. 31 report from the Congressional Research Service outlined the impact of retaliatory trade tariffs on U.S. agricultural products. Apples and c... continue reading »


Listeria leads to recall of Apio salads in 11 states, Canada

Apio Inc. of Guadalupe, California, has recalled several flavors of pre-made salads, sold in plastic bowls, that were distributed to 11 states and fiv... continue reading »


Ohio Food Industry Summit set for March 27

Food manufacturers and auxiliary service providers will convene to discover new techniques, learn of industry trends, and identify valuable resources ... continue reading »


Japan to require HACCP system for all food-related companies

The new Food Sanitation Law in Japan will require a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) system from all food-related companies. This... continue reading »


FDA to increase access of food safety training with partnerships with state ag departments

Manufactured foods will be getting a boost in safety thanks to a partnership between the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Institute of Foo... continue reading »


Cucumbers-pickles

Fewer farmers taking chance on cucumbers as science fights downy mildew

With failed harvests, fewer growers are taking a chance on cucumbers. According to USDA records, pickling cucumber acreage declined nearly 25 percent... continue reading »


New SMART Machines by Kronen to debut at Fruit Logistica

Right in line with what's become known as "Industry 4.0," Kronen will debut its new SMART Machines during Fruit Logistica in Berlin on Feb. 6-8, 2019.... continue reading »


Fruit Logistica announces finalists for Innovation Award 2019

Ten finalists for Fruit Logistica Innovation Award (FLIA) 2019 have been selected. "The FLIA is regarded as the most important industry award," sai... continue reading »