Jennifer Garner, who recently added organic entrepreneur to her resume, is the keynote speaker at The Organic Center’s 15th annual benefit dinner March 8 at the Natural Products Expo West trade show in Anaheim, Calif.
Carbonella Desarbo Inc., New Haven, Conn., posted a $100,000 surety bond to employ David Makas, who was previously named in a Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act action, according to a news release.
Two weeks after nearly 3,000 McDonald’s pulled salads from Fresh Express in connection with cyclospora parasite infections, the salad company recalled deli wraps and salads for retail containing chopped romaine.
Three months after the USDA pulled the plug on a plan to establish a national organic promotion and research program funded by grower assessments, the Organic Trade Association is resurrecting the plan.
The fresh produce industry is facing unprecedented losses with the COVID-19 pandemic according to Western Growers, which is asking the USDA to cover all PACA claims to ensure produce sellers are fully protected.