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Bailey Farms recalls serrano peppers

10/22/2014 8:51:00 AM
Pepper grower Bailey Farms Inc. has recalled more than three tons of serrano peppers sent to retailers and wholesalers after a positive test for salmonella. ... Full story

UPDATED: Bolthouse CEO is Produce Marketer of the Year

10/19/2014 11:17:00 AM
ANAHEIM, Calif. – Jeff Dunn, president and chief executive officer of Bolthouse Farms, has been named Produce Marketer of the Year by The Packer. ... Full story

The great green pepper ‘mango’ mystery

02/07/2014 10:07:00 AM
My grandparents were born in 1935 — the same year as Elvis and Julie Andrews — and grew up in a small town in southeast Kansas. ... Full story

Wal-Mart adds detail to sustainability plans

10/23/2014 3:29:00 PM
Wal-Mart is adding some detail to its recent pledge to create a more sustainable food system, revealing goals to help farmers manage input use and changes in buying practices aimed to reduce fruit and vegetable waste. ... Full story

Using technology to look ahead

10/21/2014 5:39:00 PM
ANAHEIM, Calif. — There’s no shortage of data in today’s high-tech world. But how to use that data to enhance their businesses leaves many people in a quandary. ... Full story

Chile freeze damage likely limited

10/21/2014 4:15:00 PM
For the second straight year, Chile has been hit with unusually cold fall weather, but damage should be much lighter than last year. ... Full story

Black walnuts gaining in popularity

11/27/2012 4:13:00 PM
David Hammons, vice president marketing of Stockton, Mo.-based Hammons Products Co., spends the month of October receiving millions of pounds of black walnuts from foragers in 12 states from Ohio to Oklahoma. ... Full story

UPDATED: Cyclospora source remains unknown as cases increase

07/25/2013 3:47:00 PM
The Food and Drug Administration says cyclospora parasite infections in 321 people across 15 states are “possibly linked to undetermined food products,” a departure from the assumptions of state health officials who said the pests are usually spread via fresh produce.

Officials with the FDA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say the health agencies in the 11 states are still leading the investigation, however. ... Full story

Sunkist engineers innovate and generate — revenue

05/31/2012 11:53:00 AM
Flat fruit shippers who spend a lot on hand-packed layers could drastically reduce costs and speed operations if a machine in beta testing turns out as intended by the engineers at Sunkist Research and Technical Services. ... Full story

PMA calls for action needed to stem obesity trends

10/21/2014 10:40:00 AM
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Calling the industry to counter child obesity trends and help their business by participating in the Eat Brighter! initiative, Bryan Silbermann and Cathy Burns teamed up to give the 2014 State of the Industry address at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit. ... Full story
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