The Food and Drug Administration has formed a partnership with the Yuma, Ariz., leafy greens industry and other groups in a multi-year study to determine how crops in the area are getting contaminated with pathogens.
Greenhouse grower Mastronardi Produce is partnering with an entrepreneur noted for building well-known tequila and hair care brands in a venture to promote high-density farming systems across the globe.
Scott Gottlieb, the Food and Drug Administration commissioner whose two-year tenure has included oversight of recent romaine outbreaks and implementation of many Food Safety Modernization Act regulations, has resigned.
Lenexa, Kan. — Farm Journal Media announced today the promotion of Tom Karst to Editor-in-Chief of The Packer as the first key move in significantly expanding the Farm Journal Produce Division content team.
SALINAS, Calif. — Produce industry members and agricultural technology purveyors came together at the Forbes AgTech Summit to discuss everything from automation to sustainability to blockchain to food safety.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Tom Karst and Ashley Nickle discuss their travels to United Fresh and Forbes AgTech this week and analyze the latest information released about the FDA's investigation into the romaine outbreak.