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FDA issues hepatitis A alert for Kroger ‘Private Selection’ brand frozen blackberries

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting consumers to a hepatitis A virus (HAV) contamination of frozen blackberries under the Kroger g... continue reading »


United Fresh announces winners of innovation awards

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Cold Carrier Certification program announced by transportation association

On June 11, during the Global Cold Chain Expo, the International Refrigerated Transportation Association (IRTA) announced its new Cold Carrier Certif... continue reading »


Eriez promotes three executives to key leadership positions

Equipment manufacturer Eriez has made three promotions of leaders to new positions. The appointments reflect an increased emphasis on global initiativ... continue reading »


California lettuce grower and salad processor enter partnership

Church Brothers Farms and FiveStar Gourmet Foods have entered into a formal partnership. The companies say this will enable them to expand their respe... continue reading »


Quest launches new line of dehumidifiers at cold chain show

Quest Dehumidifiers has launched a new line of desiccant dehumidifiers. Unveiled this week at the Global Cold Chain Expo in Chicago, the Quest Trotec ... continue reading »


Global Cold Chain Expo moving to Dallas for 2020 event

The Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) will host the 2020 Global Cold Chain Expo (GCCE) at the Hilton Anatole, in Dallas, Sept. 28-30, 2020. For the p... continue reading »


Whitaker to step down as PMA chief science and tech officer

Bob Whitaker will retire in January 2020 after 11 years of service as chief science and technology officer for the Produce Marketing Association (PMA)... continue reading »


Tomato processing acreage stays steady in California

As of May 15, California’s tomato processors reported they have or will have contracts for 12.1 million tons of processing tomatoes for 2019, accord... continue reading »


PACA sanctions levied against five produce distributors

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has imposed Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) sanctions on five produce businesses for failing ... continue reading »