The Food and Drug Administration has released results of hot pepper and avocado pathogen testing under a program that shines a spotlight on select fruits and vegetables to examine possible food safety issues.
Continuing a holiday tradition that started in 1982, Dave Haun was on hand at the Salvation Army in Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 12, watching as a full load of potatoes were moved from a semi tractor-trailer.
With plenty of drama and plot twists, negotiations related to the tomato suspension agreement between Mexican growers and the Department of Commerce are continuing, according to an official with the U.S. agency.
From hurricanes in the southeast to wildfires and Santa Ana winds in California and rain in Texas, weather and natural disasters have greatly reduced the availability of collard greens in the holiday season.
One ripple effect of an E. coli outbreak linked to romaine is that customers tend to turn elsewhere for the lettuce variety, even when the Food and Drug Administration has deemed most production areas safe.
Tom Karst gives an update on how the trade situation is affecting produce, and Ashley Nickle discusses the return of romaine, from how much retailers are stocking to how they are communicating with shoppers.