The last installment of our month-to-month review of the top produce stories of 2019 is at hand.

Find the links to all the previous posts at this link.

For the just-concluded month of December, here are The Packer’s top online stories based on readership statistics:

Three E. coli outbreaks have a Salinas romaine grower in common

Egg triggers Cece’s brand ramen recall from Veggie Noodle Co.

2020 Presidential election poll

The rise of Cosmic Crisp

House passes farm labor bill; industry shifts focus to Senate

UPDATED: Hepatitis A outbreak linked to blackberries count increases

Walmart raises expectations following strong second quarter

UPDATED: E. coli outbreak numbers grow while investigation continues

The Packer’s top 5 commodities of 2019

Final compliance deadline nears for ELD mandate

Produce suppliers face new food safety requirements in Canada

 

As is my practice, I am listing top consumer press coverage of the industry in December:

Supermarkets pick fruits and vegetables for healthy growth

Yuma’s iceberg lettuce drop

New estimates show that U.S. population growth continues to slow

Using Dynamic Pricing To Take On Food Instability

University of Maryland researchers testing potential vaccine for E. coli, Shigella

Over 2 Dozen School-Aged Children In Delaware Sickened In Salmonella Outbreak

How the Kiwi Queen Transformed America’s Supermarkets

California population growth slowest since 1900 as residents leave, immigration decelerates

Dollar General isn’t doing enough to bring healthy food to low-income Americans

Gotham Greens, Little Leaf Farms Growing With Hydroponics

AUGMENTED RETAIL: THE NEW CONSUMER REALITY

Chartwells K12 gives a mental health-boosting menu a try

Hydroponic farms wave of the future?

Government moves to ban plastic fruit stickers, cutlery, and cotton buds

Turning Farm Workers Into Farmers

 

 

Here are Google Trends search box results for "fruits and vegetables" in December:


Category: All categories
fruits and vegetables: (01/12/2019 - 31/12/2019, United States)

TOP

  • Fruit
  • Vegetable
  • Eating
  • Food
  • Health
  • Diet
  • Produce
  • Dietary fiber
  • Vitamin
  • Serving size
  • Ketogenic diet
  • Dairy product
  • Carbohydrate
  • Protein
  • Hamster
  • Seed
  • Orange
  • Nutrition
  • Organic food
  • MyPlate
  • Vegetarianism
  • Calorie
  • Vitamin A
  • Meal
  • Can

RISING

  • Seed
  • MyPlate
  • Calorie
  • Vitamin A
  • Meal
  • Can
  • Old age
  • Human hair growth
  • Glycemic index
  • Chemical substance
  • Peel
  • Bone
  • Bell pepper
  • Egg
  • Immune system
  • Plan
  • Hamster
  • Nutrition
  • Vegetarianism
  • Ketogenic diet
  • Dietary fiber
  • Produce
  • Orange
  • Dairy product
  • Health
     
 
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