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Inspections of leafy greens uninterrupted by virus

Inspections of California and Arizona leafy greens, as outlined in the Leafy Greens Marketing Agreements for those crops, continue despite the spread of COVID-19.

Oranges rule Produce Market Guide, but bananas pick up interest

Oranges and organic pears maintained the top two spots on Produce Market Guide last week, while lettuce inched up a place to No. 3.

FDA outlines 2020 plan to stop E. coli outbreaks from leafy greens

The Food and Drug Administration has released its game plan for the year on resolving repeated E. coli outbreaks from romaine lettuce

Ahold-Delhaize offers BrightFarms salads in more stores

BrightFarms’ greenhouse salad products will be sold in more than 330 Food Lion stores in Virginia and other Ahold-Delhaize Mid-Atlantic stores through an expanded partnership with the retailer.

Pete’s Butter Stuffers with chicken focus on meal convenience

Pete’s, Carpinteria, Calif., will have a new product for West Coast retailers this spring: Pete’s Butter Stuffers.

New Product Review — Long-Lasting Salad from FresH2O

Stevensburg, Va.-based FresH2O Growers will be showcasing a new roots-on salad blend at the Southeast Produce Council’s Southern Exposure.

U.S. fresh exports of fruit down, vegetables up in 2019

Exports of U.S. fresh fruits declined by 6% in 2019, while exports of U.S. fresh vegetables increased by 4%.

Dennis 'Denny' Donovan of Garin Co., Dole, remembered

Dennis “Denny” Donovan, who spent almost three decades of his career at the Garin Co., Salinas, has died.

BrightFarms opens largest facility in Pennsylvania

BrightFarms opened is largest operation recently, kicking off the first harvest of a 280,000-square-foot facility in Selinsgrove, Pa., with a capacity of two million pounds of fresh produce annually.

Freight Farms, Sodexo plan brings container farms to colleges

Container farm manufacturer Freight Farms and Sodexo have plans to bring hydroponic vertical farms to schools and universities across the U.S.