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FDA Releases Fresh-Cut Safety Guidance

FDA released a draft of the final Guide to Minimize Microbial Food Safety Hazards of Fresh-cut Fruits and Vegetables March 12. Although outbreaks asso... continue reading »

United Fresh Produce Association Announces European Fresh-Cut Conference

The new United Fresh Produce Association – formed by the merger of the International Fresh-cut Produce Association (IFPA) and United Fresh Fruit ... continue reading »

Classic Salads Issues Voluntary Recall of Bagged Salads

Classic Salads, Watsonville, Calif., announced a voluntary recall at 3 p.m. July 27 after Salmonella was found in some of its bagged salads, said sale... continue reading »

Final Rule on Nutrition Labeling Published

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's final rule for voluntary nutrition labeling regulations for the 20 most frequently consumed raw fruits and 20 ... continue reading »

FDA Issues Draft Guidance for the Safe Production of Fresh-Cut Produce

To minimize microbial food safety hazards common to the processing of most fresh-cut fruits and vegetables sold to consumers in a ready-to-eat form, t... continue reading »

Bolthouse Farms For Sale at Auction

The family-owned carrot empire, William Bolthouse Farms Inc. of Bakersfield, Calif., has “put itself up for auction” and is listed on the In... continue reading »

Ready Pac Announces Plant Consolidation

Ready Pac has announced it will be shutting down production in its Spreckels, Calif. facility, the smaller of the Salinas facilities that it acquired ... continue reading »

Chiquita Announces Delay in Fresh Express Acquisition

Chiquita Brands International announced April 25 that its $855 million acquisition of the Fresh Express unit of Performance Food Group may be delayed ... continue reading »

Monsanto to Acquire Seminis

Monsanto Co. announced Jan. 24 that it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Seminis for $1.4 billion in cash and assumed debt, plus a performance-... continue reading »