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Update regarding E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued an update regarding the E. coli O157:H7 outbreak associated with romaine lettuc... continue reading »


Produce groups comment on E. coli breakout linked to lettuce

 After the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported a connection between a multi-state E. coli outbreak and romaine lettuce... continue reading »


Green Giant Fresh taps new chief financial officer

Mark Dendle has joined the Growers Express/Green Giant Fresh team as chief financial officer. The company said his background in commodities, distrib... continue reading »


Key expands manufacturing in the Netherlands

Key Technology has completed an expansion in Beusichem, the Netherlands. The company said the upgrade increases production capacity at the location by... continue reading »


Pneumatic Scale Angelus introduces CB100 canning line for craft brewers

More and more, canning is becoming the way craft breweries are getting their beer in the hands of customers. Now, Pneumatic Scale Angelus (PSA) is giv... continue reading »


FDA tracking E. coli outbreak linked to chopped romaine

The FDA and the Centers for Disease Control, along with state and local health officials, are investigating an outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. c... continue reading »


New conveyorized weigh filler designed to handle difficult products

WeighPack Systems has rolled out the C-10 as part of its PrimoLinear family of automatic linear net-weigh filling equipment, engineered specifically f... continue reading »


Grimmway Farms CEO appointed to California ag board

Grimmway Farms President and CEO Jeff Huckaby has been appointed to the California State Board of Food and Agriculture by Governor Jerry Brown. The bo... continue reading »


United Fresh to recognize industry leaders with two achievement awards

The United Fresh Produce Association will present its 2018 United FreshTEC and United FreshMKT Achievement Awards to two leaders who it said have made... continue reading »


President and CEO of Allen Lund Company passes away

The leader of the of the Allen Lund Company (ALC) for the past 42 years, D. Allen Lund, has died. Recently diagnosed with a fast-moving cancer, Lund w... continue reading »