Food Processing, Technology and Safety certificate program coming from Michigan State University

Michigan State University's Institute of Agricultural Technology (IAT) is adding a new certificate program in Food Processing, Technology and Safet... continue reading »

United Fresh applauds Congress for taking step to address immigration labor

The United Fresh Produce Association commends the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship for holding a hearing on “Securing the... continue reading »

Lone workers: What produce processors need to know

By Dan Smith | Columnist I think it goes without saying, but the definition of a lone workers still needs to be stated. “A lone worker is an e... continue reading »

Robots can make some human workers uncomfortable

Melanie Epp | Contributing Writer Some 50 years ago the automotive industry saw the writing on the wall. Labor was getting harder to find, so they ... continue reading »


Labor tops list of produce processors’ most-pressing needs

By Scott Stuntz | Contributing Writer What are the most pressing issues facing plant managers today? It’s a difficult question to answer, mainly ... continue reading »

Responsible labor focus for PMA, United Fresh

The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and United Fresh Produce Association have launched the "Ethical Charter on Responsible Labor Practices," a fra... continue reading »

Taylor Farms shows employees support, appreciation

From the field to its processing facilities, Taylor Farms has implemented programs throughout the company aimed at improving the quality of work life ... continue reading »

Attract and Retain

In a competitive labor market, Taylor Farms Tennessee has established programs aimed at improving the quality of work life for employees. A new lunch ... continue reading »

Court stops FLSA overtime regulations

A Texas federal court granted a nationwide emergency injunction prohibiting the implementation of the final Fair Labor Standards Act regulations that ... continue reading »

Gold Coast Packing Initiatives Attract Workers John Schaefer, Gold Coast Packing partner & Fresh Venture Foods managing partner, discusses the company's initiati... continue reading »