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Ocean Mist adds to Season & Steam line

Ocean Mist Farms, Castroville, Calif., has five new products in its Season & Steam line.

Almonds supplant grapes as 2019 top Kern County, Calif., crop

The values of Kern County’s top two crops in 2019 switched, with the almond crop higher than the value of its grape crop for the first time since 2011.

Church Brother Farms offers new Ready Sides at retail

Church Brothers Farms has four new value-added fresh-cut items under a new line called Ready Sides.

Tons of carrots and lemons, checklists and virtual events

Bolthouse Farms continues its donation program, Argentine lemon importer Salix Fruits reports high demand and New York agencies releases guidelines in this latest roundup of COVID-19-related news.

Cyclosora infections continue to mount as source remains unknown

An outbreak of Cyclospora infections linked garden salads continues to grow as health officials seek where the ingredients were grown.

Cyclospora infections from salads rise, found in Canada

Cases of cyclospora infection linked to Fresh Express salads continue to rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Canada is reporting its first cases.

USDA adds standards for more colors of carrots

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is revising standards for grades of carrots to include more colors of carrots covered by the standards.

FDA seeks source of Fresh Express salad ingredients in recalls

(UPDATED/CORRECTED) Cyclospora infections linked to Fresh Express garden salads continue to rise and now include Walmart private-label bagged salads, including salad served at a North Dakota restaurant.

Newest FreshFacts report puts sales in COVID-19 context

The United Fresh Produce Association examines in its latest FreshFacts on Retail report how COVID-19 has affected first-quarter produce sales.

Latest numbers show gap persists between produce dollar, volume sales

Fresh produce sales remain noticeably higher than the same time last year as the coronavirus crisis continues into a second month.