The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement has partnered with the Produce for Better Health Foundation and Dallas-based dietitian consultant Neva Cochran to educate consumers on the food safety steps growers take.
The number of people with salmonella linked to fresh-cut melons shipped by Caito Foods has increased, and the Food and Drug Administration has released a list of hundreds of retail outlets that received the products.
“Winter is coming?” With a tongue-in-cheek nod to the final “Game of Thrones” season, the California Avocado Commission is declaring that winter is over, which means it’s time for California hass avocados again.
The Alliance for Food and Farming has an updated website — safefruitsandveggies.com — to better serve a growing base of consumers, dietitians and others looking for science-based information on fresh produce.
Consumer prices for some tomato varieties from Mexico could initially rise 40% in the U.S. when domestic supplies are low, according to an analysis on possible effect of duties on imported tomatoes when the Tomato Suspension Agreement is dropped in early May.
The Grower-Shipper Association Foundation, Salinas, Calif., has added Ag Against Hunger to its portfolio of programs it advances by informing the public about the positive effects and economic value of agriculture in the region.