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Company Finds Michigan Location Just Right For Fresh-Cut

The team at Peterson Farms Fresh recognizes opportunity when it comes knocking. The Shelby, Mich., company was one of the first companies to supply fr... continue reading »

Fresh Focus: Health Benefits Enhance Sales and Profits

We recently researched the American Heart Association’s requirements to use its heart-shaped logo on fresh produce for a client. It’s an eas... continue reading »

Foxy Foods, Taylor Fresh Foods Merge

Foxy Foods, LLC and Taylor Fresh Foods, Inc. announced April 5 that they have agreed to merge Foxy Foods fresh produce processing operations into Tayl... continue reading »

FDA Finalizes Report On 2006 Spinach Outbreak

FDA and California’s Department of Health Services (CDHS) released a joint report today on an extensive investigation into the causes of an E. co... continue reading »

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 »

FDA to Narrow Scope of E. coli Investigation by Friday, Sept. 22

According to the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) on Sept. 20, the FDA will narrow down the source of E. coli contamination to a specific growing a... 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 »

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FDA Issues Draft Guidance for the Safe Production of Fresh-Cut Produce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

IFPA Hires New VP for Technical Services

The International Fresh-cut Produce Association (IFPA) has hired David Gombas as its new vice president for technical services.

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