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Grower-Shipper Association appoints officers, board members

The Grower-Shipper Association of Central California (GSA) recently appointed Victor Ramirez of NorCal Harvesting as its new vice-chair and Greg Beach... continue reading »


FDA takes steps to limit lead in juice

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued draft action levels for lead in single-strength (ready to drink) apple juice and other single-strengt... continue reading »


Emerson continues supporting education at PACK EXPO International

Emerson will continue their more than a decade-long sponsorship of The Amazing Packaging Race at PACK EXPO International (Oct. 23-26; McCormick Place,... continue reading »


Plastic Bank Founder David Katz surrounded by ocean plastic

2022 Organic Produce Summit keynote to address ocean plastic

Every year, more than eight million tons of plastic waste escapes into the world’s oceans, the equivalent of setting five garbage bags full of trash... continue reading »


Coalition letter urges changes to FDA regarding food regulation

A coalition of food industry groups and consumer/public health groups have sent a letter to FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf urging the agency to br... continue reading »


2022-2023 CPMA Board of Directors

CPMA names Mario Masellis as 2022-23 chair

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association is pleased to announce Mario Masellis as the 2022-2023 CPMA chair following his appointment during the boar... continue reading »


Food Processing Suppliers Association members elect new officers, board

The Food Processing Suppliers Association held its Annual Meeting on March 23rd, and in addition to its normal business, members elected the new FPSA ... continue reading »


Renovations to begin at MSU School of Packaging

Michigan State University celebrated breaking ground on renovations to the MSU School of Packaging building on April 19, following a fundraising campa... continue reading »


Institute of Food Technologists Expo returns with new in-person, virtual experiences

The annual event hosted by the Institute of Food Technologists will return both in-person and online with a new and improved lineup of content and pro... continue reading »


US extends full-vaccination requirements for H-2A guestworkers

The Department of Homeland Security announced April 21 that it is extending requirements that non-citizens are fully vaccinated upon entering the U.S.... continue reading »