The Produce Marketing Association and United Fresh Produce Association, which jointly launched the Ethical Charter on Responsible Labor Practices, are offering a web seminar as they seek endorsers of the document.
LAS VEGAS — Retailers and consumer packaged goods companies have been making major investments to be relevant in the increasingly important online space, and new event Groceryshop showed how they are doing it.
Since Jesus Gonzalez grew up in Nogales, Ariz., perhaps it is not surprising that he found his start in the produce industry. The fact that he stayed in it, he says, is because the business lit a fire in him.
TUBAC, Ariz. — From food waste to NAFTA 2.0 to blockchain and food safety issues, industry leaders voiced their thoughts on hot-button issues during a panel presentation at the 50th Nogales Produce Convention.
The FDA investigation into an E. coli outbreak from Yuma, Ariz., romaine turned up no specific source, but concluded it’s likely contaminated irrigation water from a canal that passes near a cattle operation.