Produce (General)

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Produce (General)

Oranges make a comeback on Produce Market Guide

In a reversal from the previous week, oranges are once more No. 1 on Produce Market Guide, booting lettuce to the No. 2 spot the week of Dec. 2.

Importers expect productive winter from West Mexico crops

Growers in West Mexico offer a wide range of winter produce and distributors were reporting good quality on all commodities.

Canada investigates E. coli outbreak, recalls Fresh Express salad

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has recalled Fresh Express’ Sunflower Crisp Chopped Salad Kit with romaine from Salinas, Calif., linking it to 16 cases of E. coli in Canada.

Trump is divisive as ever as growers wait for trade progress

President Trump is great for the pollsters, sparking intense passions from his supporters and his opponents.

FarmboxRX seeks to deliver produce as medicine

Aiming to dispense boxes of fruits and vegetables as medicine, FarmboxRX has partnered with insurance company Vibra Health to give free food boxes to elderly Medicare patients with diet and chronic-related illnesses.

Apeel avocados expand to Europe

Apeel avocados are now selling in Europe.

Seattle E. coli patients recover; investigation continues

The King County (Wash.) Public Health Department continues to work with state and federal agencies to find the origin of E. coli that made 13 people ill.

Software eases communications in produce supply chain

Rite-Hite Digital Systems has introduced a software system designed to keep distribution centers running smoothly, from loading dock logistics to trailer management.

FDA provides flexibility to start routine inspections on small farms

The Food and Drug Administration is providing flexibility for when states may begin conducting routine inspections of small farms, the agency said.

FDA updates outbreak investigation of salmonella in Pennsylvania

The Food and Drug Administration and the Pennsylvania Department of Health are investigating an outbreak of illnesses caused by salmonella javiana in Pennsylvania.