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Let’s ride ‘No GMO’ all the way to tropical paradise

07/18/2014 9:48:00 AM
Pack the bags — we’re headed to Hawaii! ... Full story

USDA proposes access for Chinese apples

07/18/2014 10:37:00 AM
Chinese apples would be allowed long-sought access to the U.S. under a proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. ... Full story

USDA restricts New Farm, Parker Products for PACA violations

09/25/2013 4:16:00 PM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has sanctioned two produce businesses after they failed to pay reparation awards, a violation of the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act. ... Full story

Sysco pays $19.4 million to settle refrigeration case

07/21/2014 12:02:00 PM
Foodservice supplier Sysco Corp. will pay $19.4 million to settle all claims in California related to its past use of “drop sites” where food was temporarily stored without refrigeration. ... Full story

Sysco’s purchase of U.S. Foods stirs anti-trust talk

12/12/2013 3:07:00 PM
Some financial analysts predict Sysco Corp. will have to divest part of its operations before the government will approve its planned purchase of competitor U.S. Foods, but the distributor’s chief executive said he’s not worried. ... Full story

UPDATED: Wawona stone fruit recall spurred by Australian tests

07/21/2014 10:15:00 AM
(UPDATED COVERAGE, July 22) As a recall of stone fruit from Wawona Packing Co. expanded to Canada, the California company responded to consumers’ questions, explaining that an Australian importer’s discovery of minute levels of listeria on three peaches spurred the international recall. ... Full story

New Orleans Cold Storage announces two promotions

03/03/2014 10:51:00 AM
New Orleans Cold Storage, New Orleans, La., has announced the promotions of two staff members to senior positions. ... Full story

Ruskin’s new packaging spotlights spinach

08/22/2006 12:00:00 AM
(Aug. 22) Miami fresh-cut processor and distributor Ruskin Packaging Inc. has redesigned its packaging with a new look that features more colors for its signature savoy-type spinach.

The company decided it was time to change the look of the standard fresh-cut spinach pack, said Andy Garcia III, vice president. ... Full story

Scotlynn launches tray pack line for corn

08/01/2012 5:46:00 PM
A new tray pack line for Sweet-Pac brand corn on the cob will is designed to give consumers convenience while saving retailers labor costs and providing easy display options, according to officials at Scotlynn Investments. ... Full story

Full Belly Farm wins reusable packaging award

07/15/2014 11:28:00 AM
Fully Belly Farm and Svenska Retursystem earned the third-annual Reusable Packaging Association Excellence in Reusable Packaging Award for significant cost and environmental savings. ... Full story
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