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Food safety regulations will change industry, Brackett says

08/26/2014 7:38:00 AM
CHICAGO — The U.S. Food and Drug and Administration’s new food safety regulations aren’t the only changes facing fresh produce marketers, but the coming rules likely will be the most far-reaching, Robert Brackett believes. ... Full story

Potato industry prepares for GMO offering

08/29/2014 10:10:00 AM
SUN VALLEY, Idaho — The biotech industry is working to shape a more balanced conversation on GMOs. ... Full story

Greening not likely to affect Texas citrus volumes, quality

08/25/2014 12:45:00 PM
Citrus greening is spreading in Texas, but it shouldn’t affect the 2014 orange and grapefruit crops. ... Full story

USDA releases final 2008-2012 crop numbers

08/29/2014 10:31:00 AM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service has released its final 2008-2012 summaries for citrus, vegetables, melons and strawberries. ... Full story

Huron lettuce growers mull fall water supply

03/21/2014 10:10:00 AM
Chastened but unbowed by drought and zero federal and state allocations through the Westlands Water District, growers have begun the traditionally brief spring lettuce deal in Huron, Calif. ... Full story

Guess who’s not hating on GMOs — you’ll be surprised

08/29/2014 10:17:00 AM
It looks like soon I’ll have to update my standard response when someone comments on our website about genetically modified fruits and vegetables. ... Full story

South Florida’s International Cold Storage relocating

08/27/2014 8:05:00 AM
International Cold Storage, a south Florida refrigerated storage and container loading operation, plans to relocate to larger and more efficient operations. ... Full story

USDA proposes additional South Africa citrus access

08/28/2014 9:11:00 AM
Citrus from South African regions infected with the citrus black spot virus would be allowed into the U.S. under a new proposal from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. ... Full story

Organic equivalency talks underway with Mexico

08/27/2014 12:42:00 PM
On-site assessments of Mexico’s organic certification program is on the agenda later this year as U.S. officials negotiate an organic equivalency program with their Mexican counterparts. ... Full story

Ham Farms employees soaked in ice bucket challenge

08/27/2014 2:24:00 PM
Buckets of ice water drenched a company official and other employees of Ham Farms & Produce Co., who took the ALS ice bucket challenge. ... Full story
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