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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.

FDA continues investigation into salmonella linked to peaches

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has declared the outbreak of salmonella linked to peaches from Prima Wawona/Wawona Packing Co., but the Food and Drug Administration is continuing its investigation.

Packer Insight — Romaine, H-2A and Produce Retailer of the Year

The Packer's editor-in-chief Tom Karst, news editor Chris Koger and retail editor Ashley Nickle bring you the news of the week, from romaine rules to H-2A confusion to news about two Produce Retailer of the Year winners.

U.S., Mexico, sign agreement on enhanced food safety partnership

The Food and Drug Administration and its counterparts in Mexico are taking steps to strengthen collaboration on food safety, from outbreak investigations to training and outbreak prevention measures.

California LGMA stresses standards for treating water

As Canada prepared tighter import rules for California leafy greens, the food safety standards group that oversees those crops emphasized steps it’s taken to protect the crops.

CDC: summer’s Cyclospora outbreak from salad over

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has declared the summer’s outbreak of Cyclospora linked to Fresh Express salads, but the Food and Drug Administration’s investigation still continues

CEA food safety group adds members, prepares metrics

The CEA Food Safety Coalition, which represents controlled-environment agriculture operations that include greenhouses and indoor vertical farms, has added members and is 

Canadian microgreens recalled for salmonella

Ontario health officials are investigating an outbreak of salmonella associated with microgreens from Sunsprout Natural Foods.

Ball’s Food offers training for food safety

One hundred employees of Ball’s Food Stores, Kansas City, Kan., have been certified by the American National Standards Institute and the Conference for Food Protection.

Sprout Safety Alliance training program set

The Sprout Safety Alliance has scheduled its next training course for growers.