CHICAGO — Through a hypothetical outbreak scenario, a workshop at the United Fresh Produce Convention showed the considerable challenges federal investigators and regulators face when real outbreaks occur.
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Unitec Group, which designs and manufactures equipment for sorting, packing and processing more than 35 fruits and vegetables, is showcasing its products at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit.
Sweet potatoes are a booming business in the U.S. Thus far, few people in the industry seem concerned about a bust in the cycle, despite the fact that production increased from 1.3 billion pounds in 2000 to 3.1 billion i