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Birko introduces mobile sanitation station

Birko has launched the Birko Mobile Mister sanitizing equipment for various industries and facilities. Birko’s Mobile Mister was developed to ... continue reading »


More commodities added to Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP)

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced Aug. 11 that additional commodities are covered by the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP)... continue reading »


UPL opens research facility in North Carolina

UPL Ltd. announced Aug. 10 the opening of a new, state-of-the-art research and development hub in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. The OpenA... continue reading »


Agrotextiles, insect screens offer help for melons

Melon and watermelon are among the most cultivated fruits in the world, but professional producers face various obstacles to obtain satisfactory resul... continue reading »


PMMI awards $15K in scholarships

The PMMI Foundation has awarded three $5,000 scholarships to university students at four-year PMMI partner schools, studying for a career in the packa... continue reading »


Onion recall expanded to include ready-to-eat products

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a public health alert for ready-to-eat (RTE) meat and poul... continue reading »


PACK EXPO cancels in-person event, going virtual

PMMI's board of directors has made the decision to cancel its in-person PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO in Chicago, which had be... continue reading »


Project taps plasma technology to disinfect wash water

Drexel University research team is working to harness technology similar to that used in plasma televisions and fluorescent lights to develop an effec... continue reading »


Braga Fresh hires Pereira as VP of operations, will oversee COVID safety efforts

Braga Fresh has hired Colby Pereira as its new vice president of operations. In her new role, Pereira will support the company’s overall farming ... continue reading »


COVID concerns lead to security tightening for food plants

Ensuring food safety is more critical than ever today for the industry and supply chain, from trucking to processing and packing to storing food in te... continue reading »