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USDA deems fresh raspberries from Morocco safe for importation

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is advising the public of its decision to authorize the imp... continue reading »


Organic Grower Summit to include session on how FSMA rule will affect leafy greens

The first of six educational sessions at the third annual Organic Grower Summit (OGS) features a dive into the changing landscape of food safety on or... continue reading »


Frozen potato product maker reports net sales of $3.757 billion for fiscal year

Lamb Weston Holdings reported a 10% net sales increase to $3.757 billion — including a fourth-quarter of $1.003 billion — for the 2018-19 fiscal y... continue reading »


StePac’s modified atmosphere packaging eliminates need for ice in vegetable shipping

A packaging product from StePac L.A. with modified atmosphere/modified humidity packaging (MA/MH) technology aims to change long-haul packing for fr... continue reading »


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New field tool could help California harvest more spinach

A new tool to more efficiently harvest Monterey County’s $143 million spinach crop might bring relief for farmers struggling to find enough fieldwor... continue reading »


McCain to open french fry factory in Brazil

McCain Foods, the world leader in frozen french fries, potato specialties and appetizers, and one of the top 10 most valuable food brands in the world... continue reading »


USDA studying health benefits of pickling cucumbers

Craving a pickle? Go ahead and take a bite. Fermented vegetables are a healthy choice for a snack. Cucumber pickles are the most commonly consumed ... continue reading »


Douglas Machines planning equipment giveaway during PACK EXPO

In honor of Douglas Machines' 40th Anniversary, the company will give away two of its latest custom wash racks at PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Sept. 23-24, 20... continue reading »


Del Monte rolling out convenience-driven vegetable line geared toward millennials

Del Monte Fresh Produce North America is launching a new convenience-based line called Better Break. Better Break products are based on fresh vegeta... continue reading »


United Fresh to revise GAP Harmonized Standard

United Fresh remains committed to strengthening produce safety GAP standards, announcing plans to refresh the current version of the Harmonized Standa... continue reading »