coronavirus

lēf Farms donates $250K in baby greens to feed Northeast healthcare workers

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, New Hampshire-based lēf Farms has continued to support front-line healthcare workers across New Hampshire, Massac... continue reading »

100,000 US restaurants closed permanently or long-term shutdown since start of COVID

Six months following the first shutdown of restaurants for the coronavirus pandemic, the restaurant industry is in limbo. According to a new survey... continue reading »

McCain Foods USA to donate $75K-plus to support No Kid Hungry

McCain Foods USA announced Sept. 14 a new partnership with No Kid Hungry to help ensure children have access to healthy meals amid COVID-related schoo... continue reading »

Washington potato processors lose $714 million from COVID effects

The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected the Washington potato industry by approximately $1 billion, according to a study conducted by the IMPACT... continue reading »

Frozen produce sales remain high, shelf-stable closer to normal levels

The last full week of August saw the smallest produce sales increases since the start of the pandemic across virtually all departments. Prior months h... continue reading »

USDA-NIFA commits $14 million to research projects, more to come

To keep science discovery, innovation, and education moving forward, USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA) developed a serie... continue reading »

European consumption attitudes mixed by country amid COVID

Throughout the current pandemic, awareness is growing among many people in Europe that the world must use resources more responsibly. However, acco... continue reading »

AFFI confirms COVID-19 not transmitted by frozen food

The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) reaffirms the safety of frozen foods after Chinese officials reported frozen proteins tested positive for co... continue reading »

PMA Fresh Summit 2020 virtual experience details unveiled

The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) welcomed guests, suppliers, and media to a public webinar Aug. 13 to get a sneak peek at the Fresh Summit 2020... continue reading »

Birko introduces mobile sanitation station

Birko has launched the Birko Mobile Mister sanitizing equipment for various industries and facilities. Birko’s Mobile Mister was developed to ... continue reading »