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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

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

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

UPDATED: California crop losses could surpass $800 million

07/16/2014 11:57:00 AM
(UPDATED COVERAGE, July 17) Groundwater supplies pumped from wells will make up most of the shortfall in agricultural water supplies caused by the California drought, but a new study said the drought will still cause $810 million in lost crop revenues this year. ... Full story

Wind storms to affect banana supplies

07/17/2014 9:14:00 AM
Strong winds in South America and Central America will likely affect banana shipments to the U.S. ... 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

Chilean freeze loss estimate drops

12/12/2013 3:28:00 PM
Fruit losses from freezes in Chile in September could be less than first thought. ... Full story

Urban Produce opens growing facility

07/15/2014 10:22:00 AM
Urban Produce LLC is opening its first patented high-density vertical growing system. ... Full story

School nutrition standard opt-out is Congress’ cop-out

05/30/2014 9:32:00 AM
The battle in Congress over rolling back school meals standards the past few weeks has been one of the most frustrating of my career. ... Full story
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