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.
(UPDATED, 2:14 p.m.) With talks to modernize NAFTA apparently nearly finished, some Mexican trade sources are saying the U.S. has discarded its demand for a new trade protection tool for U.S. specialty crop growers.
AgriTalk Host Chip Flory brings in Jim Wiesemeyer to cover news from Washington, Greg Henderson and Pamela Riemenschneider cover online produce shopping, and Rhonda Brooks previews Farm Journal's Yield Tour.
The fate of the proposed seasonal trade protection of perishable products remains cloudy as the U.S., Canada and Mexico prepare to enter the seventh round of talks to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement.
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.