Study argues consumers see ‘organic’ and ‘non-GM’ food labels as the same

Food labels such as “organic” and “non-genetically modified” can be confusing to consumers, according to a new study published in the journal ... continue reading »

F&S Produce buys shuttered New Jersey plant

F&S Produce, which supplies fresh-cut fruits and vegetables, has purchased the former General Mills Progresso Soup plant in Vineland, New Jersey.... continue reading »

Hazel Technologies gets second round of USDA funding

Hazel Technologies has received an additional $600,000 to develop new shelf-life extension technologies for fresh produce. The money comes through the... continue reading »

Quality, food safety caught up in food date labeling simplification

A coalition of some of the largest food companies in the world, including Hormel Foods and Kroger, has committed to simplify food date labeling by 202... continue reading »

Cutting Down to Size: New developments in onion peeling technology, equipment

In today’s competitive market, acquiring and retaining customers can be tough. At the processing level, reducing costs and delivering product of the... continue reading »

Donaldson introduces next-generation sterile air filters

Donaldson Company has introduced its next generation of sterile air filters with its new P-SRF line. These filters are designed to lower production co... continue reading »

BrightFarms announces voluntary regional recall of produce

BrightFarms is initiating a voluntary recall of packaged produce sold in Roundy’s Supermarkets due to the potential presence of E. coli at its Roc... continue reading »

Recall issued for fresh cut vegetables across North America for listeria concerns

Update: Since the original recall was issued by Mann Packing on Oct. 19, there have been nine subsequent recalls related to the original contamination... continue reading »

NIFA biotechnology grants boost food safety policy

The science of agriculture grows more complex every year. USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced Oct. 19 support for p... continue reading »

Fox Solutions modifies Pouch Bagger for tree fruit

Fox Solutions, a fresh produce equipment supplier, adds a new capability to its full-polished stainless steel Pouch Bagger to better serve tree fruit ... continue reading »