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Vegetable trays recalled after labeling mistake due to allergen

A mislabeled vegetable tray with ranch dip has led to a recall in Florida because it contains eggs, which are considered as an allergan that must be identified on the product.

Packer Insight — Private equity in produce, leafy greens traceability, NY Produce Show

Get caught up on the big industry topics of the week with Packer Insight, this week featuring discussion of leafy greens traceability, private equity in produce and the New York Produce Show.

Unraveling the cyclospora mystery

Cyclospora cayetanensis is a public health challenge that is relevant to today’s fresh produce industry, and it is a mystery waiting to be solved.

New York ag department establishes traceability task force

New York’s agriculture department has established a traceability task force for produce to bolster the state’s food safety measures and speed up foodborne illness investigations.

Source of three E. coli outbreaks eludes FDA

The FDA is investigating three E. coli outbreaks, and although each one has a strain associated with current or past outbreaks linked to romaine, the agency said it has no specific evidence pointing to romaine.

Natural Grocers issues voluntary recall on organic elderberries

Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. iis voluntarily recalling Natural Grocers Brand 4-ounce Organic Whole Elderberries after being notified by its supplier of the potential presence of Salmonella.

Packer Insight — FDA investigations, H-2A news, online grocery and more

Tom Karst, Chris Koger, Amy Sowder and Ashley Nickle take you through the big stories of the week, from developments related to H-2A wages to company news born from increased demand for online grocery services.

Tim York to lead California LGMA

Tim York is taking the reins of the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement, succeeding the food safety organization’s first CEO, Scott Horsfall.

Packer 25 2020 — Frank Yiannas

Frank Yiannas brings passion and results to the topic of food safety.

Pace International presents annual Postharvest Academy

Pace International is presenting its Postharvest Academy through a series of web seminars on a range of topics affecting apple, citrus, cherries and pears.