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HLB found in citrus tree in San Bernardino County

The California Department of Agriculture has declared a quarantine after detecting huanglongbing in a single citrus tree near Montclair, Calif., in San Bernardino County.

As romaine problems continue, FDA takes closer look

The Food and Drug Administration will be collecting romaine samples in California and Arizona for a year to test for salmonella and E. coli following several foodborne outbreaks linked to the lettuce.

California association donates salad bars to Salinas area schools

Students at two high schools in the Salinas, Calif., area will have more options for healthy food with the donation of salad bars from the Grower-Shipper Association Foundation, Salinas. 

California’s Golden Walnut promotion returns for the holidays

The California Walnut Board’s Golden Walnut Sweepstakes is returning.

Equity firm acquires interest in Worldwide Produce

Sole Source Capital LLC has acquired a majority interest in Worldwide Produce, a distributor of fresh produce, dairy products and specialty foods to independent and chain restaurants in California and Nevada.

Monica Arnett promoted at the California Avocado Commission

Monica Arnett has been promoted to vice president of finance and administration for the California Avocado Commission, Irvine, Calif.

Officers spoil the party for smugglers bearing ‘gifts’

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers “unwrapped” a case involving 100 packages of marijuana in load of vegetables in San Diego.

Officers spoil the party for smugglers bearing ‘gifts’

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers “unwrapped” a case involving 100 packages of marijuana in load of vegetables in San Diego.

Fresh Summit food bank donation tops 228,000 pounds

The Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit expo was a boon to Anaheim, Calif.-area feeding programs with 228,400 pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables going to Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County.

USDA listens to importers, pulls California desert grape proposal

Going against a recommendation from the California desert grape growers,  the USDA has withdrawn a proposal to remove varietal exemptions from the desert grape marketing order.