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New PMA-United Fresh association announces executive committee

Future co-CEOs Cathy Burns of Produce Marketing Association and Tom Stenzel of United Fresh have named the executive committee that will serve as offi... continue reading »


United Fresh announces Frieda Rapoport Caplan Family Business Scholarships

United Fresh Produce Association is pleased to announce the four recipients of the 2021 Frieda Rapoport Caplan Family Business Scholarships:  Jo... continue reading »


Tong adding new models MonstaFill post-harvest box fillers

Since launching 2019, the MonstaFill box filler from Tong Engineering has proved invaluable in transforming post-harvest box filling for growers world... continue reading »


Heat and Control building Pennsylvania location to ramp up North American operation

Heat and Control, a world-leading equipment manufacturer and food/non-food processing industry supplier, is constructing a new facility in Lancaster, ... continue reading »


Key’s Discovery software elevates sorting systems’ data collection capabilities

Key Technology has introduced Key Discovery, a suite of software solutions transforms Key’s digital sorting systems into IIoT connected devices that... continue reading »


FDA updates Salinas Valley lettuce testing procedure

The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has updated its lettuce sampling protocols for the Salinas Valley. The FDA has been in the process of coll... continue reading »


FDA’s survey of processed foods shows no detectable PFAS in produce items

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) conducted its first survey of 167 nationally distributed processed foods to test for PFAS. On Aug. 26, ... continue reading »


Taylor Farms enters greenhouse market with Pure Green investment

Taylor Farms announced Aug. 24 it has entered the greenhouse growing market with an investment in Pure Green Farms. This expansion into greenhouse-... continue reading »


Chlorpyrifos use on food crops banned by EPA

The EPA announced it will stop the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos on all food to better protect human health, particularly that of children and far... continue reading »


Center for Produce Safety announces new support Tanimura & Antle, Sysco, others

Investing in the food safety of fresh produce comes down to pride, potential, partnership and priorities, say the latest major contributors to Center ... continue reading »