ORLANDO, Fla. — Designer Amelia Freidline and retail editor Ashley Nickle recap highlights from some of the education sessions at Fresh Summit, including the State of the Industry address by PMA CEO Cathy Burns.
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.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Dave Corsi, VP of produce for Wegmans, shared perspective about how CPS research continues to inform Wegmans and other buying organizations in regards to food safety standards for produce suppliers.
AUSTIN, Texas — Panelists at the Center for Produce Safety Symposium described better traceback as essential to containing foodborne illness outbreaks and urged companies to invest in that infrastructure.
The FDA has named Adam Bros. Farm in Santa Barbara County as one potential source of the E. coli outbreak linked to romaine — but it cautions that the finding does not explain all the illnesses in the outbreak.