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FDA, Cal Davis, farmers announce pathogen study

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration have announced the launch of a longitudinal study in partnership with the California Department of Food a... continue reading »


New Adenosine Triphosphate surface-cleanliness testing system introduced

Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) testing is a rapid testing method used by industries such as agricultural, food processing, pharmaceutical manufacturing,... continue reading »


Produce leaders release report on leafy greens traceability pilots

A group of six industry organizations released a report outlining four months of leafy green traceability pilots with supply chain partners, including... continue reading »


California employers facing emergency COVID protocols

On Nov. 30, the California Office of Administrative Law approved an Emergency Temporary Standard requiring new employer protocols for employers to... continue reading »


Ag labor union to sue DOL over Adverse Effect Wage Rate freeze

The nation’s largest agricultural union is suing the Department of Labor for imposing a two-year wage freeze on farm laborers, who are already among... continue reading »


Matrix Packaging revamps website

Matrix Packaging Machinery’s newly revamped website at www.matrixpm.com/ features a professional, responsive design; placing the world of vertical... continue reading »


WITT introduces Leak-Master Pro 2 leak detection tool

Even the smallest leaks in protective gas packaging have serious consequences for the shelf life of the products. The new Leak-Master Pro 2 from WITT... continue reading »


TOMRA Food increases digital assistance capabilities

TOMRA Visual Assist is TOMRA Food's new Augmented Reality tool that enables remote experts to provide specialist support to a customer or a TOMRA Fiel... continue reading »


Carrot giant Grimmway Farms sells to ag investment firm

Bakersfield, California-based carrots giant Grimmway Farms said Nov. 25 it has reached an agreement to sell to an Indiana conglomerate that focuses on... continue reading »


Potato industry golf fundraisers donates $93K to Ronald McDonald House

In spite of a challenging year on multiple fronts, the annual Ag World Golf Classic fundraiser raised $93,168 for Ronald McDonald House Charities. ... continue reading »