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Trump announces rising tariffs on all Mexico imports

According to a statement by U.S. President Donald Trump issued May 30, the United States will impose a 5% tariff on all goods imported from Mexico sta... continue reading »


Melon-linked illness outbreak over, contamination source not found

A 10-state outbreak of Salmonella Carrau illness linked to pre-cut melon products appears to be over, government agencies announced last week. The ... continue reading »


Supply chain data company Specright gets $8.8 million investment

Supply chain data software company Specright is getting an $8.8 million investment that will accelerate product development and more than double its s... continue reading »


Better Life Organics acquired by Charlie’s Produce in West Coast merger

Charlie's Produce, an employee-owned independent produce company serving the west coast since 1978, has acquired Better Life Organics (BLO), a Los Ang... continue reading »


Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) training course coming June 26

Food Safety Net Services is offering Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) training course, titled "The Importance of GFSI in Food Safety Management an... continue reading »


FDA wants food makers to utilize ‘Best If Used By’ date labeling for non-perishable goods

The Food and Drug Administration is urging the food industry to adopt “Best If Used By” introductory phrase for date labeling that has to do with ... continue reading »


The Mushroom Benefit

Mushroom ‘Cuisine Bags’ to debut at Fancy Foods Show

The Mushroom Benefit is rolling out an innovative line of Cuisine Bags set to redefine the soups, stock and sauces retail market. Each mesh sachet ... continue reading »


Reusable packaging model Loop enters agreement with Kroger, Walgreens

Kroger and reusable packaging startup Loop have announced an agreement. Through this partnership, Kroger and Loop will pilot the new reusable packa... continue reading »


3M’s food surface hygiene monitoring system receives AOAC validation

3M's Clean-Trace Hygiene Monitoring and Management System has received third-party validation from the AOAC Research Institute. It has received AOAC P... continue reading »


California Prunes no longer California Dried Plums, adds new logo

California Prunes has announced a new brand and logo which they say represents the best of what the state has to offer in terms of growing prunes. ... continue reading »