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Investigation traces salmonella outbreak to Florida cucumber grower

A multi-state investigation of a salmonella outbreak has traced contaminated cucumbers to Bedner Growers Inc. of Boynton Beach, Florida. The invest... continue reading »

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Canadian company acquiring Ohio-based specialty food manufacturer

Canada-based Lassonde Industries is acquiring The Zidian Group, which operates Ohio-based specialty food manufacturer Summer Garden Food, for $235 mil... continue reading »

Senate committee farm bill framework includes increases in trade, research funding

A Senate committee draft of a farm bill framework released June 11 includes increased trade and research funding and a pledge not to reduce federal nu... continue reading »

Growmark to purchase agrichemical manufacturing company

Agricultural cooperative Growmark has signed a letter of intent to acquire AgraForm LLC, a St. Louis-based agrichemical manufacturing company. Terms o... continue reading »

Vilsack to address IFPA Washington Conference

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will appear at The International Fresh Produce Association Washington Conference, delivering the keynote spe... continue reading »

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Florida company recalls cucumbers over salmonella concerns

A Florida-based produce company is recalling whole cucumbers shipped to certain states in mid-May because of potential salmonella contamination. Fr... continue reading »

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Caulipower evolution continues with appointment of new CEO

Vegetable-based frozen food manufacturer Caulipower has named veteran industry investor Tyler Ricks as its new CEO. The move is part of the continuing... continue reading »

Farm bill passes House committee; hurdles remain

A $1.5 trillion farm bill version has passed the U.S. House of Representatives Agriculture Committee. The bill, passed May 23, expands farm commodi... continue reading »

Produce Processing seeks reader input through new survey

Produce Processing is conducting a survey to gather insights on topics of interest to its readership. The survey aims to better understand the prefere... continue reading »

Grimmway Farms acquiring California fresh-cut produce operation

Global produce leader Grimmway Farms has agreed to purchase the assets of San Miguel Produce Inc. and will integrate its fresh-cut greens operation. ... continue reading »