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The Food and Drug Administration’s investigation into the source of an outbreak of cyclosporiasis from McDonald’s salads continues, with a focus on distributors and growers of romaine and carrots in the salads.
Aug 17, 2018 by Chris Koger
Editor Tom Karst and retail editor Ashley Nickle discuss two big topics this week — the continuing lemon shortage and supply issues for iceberg lettuce.
Americans continue to name takeout and restaurants as their go-to time savers when it comes to food, rather than online grocery orders and meal kits.
The latest FreshFacts on Retail report shows produce sales slowing for a third straight quarter.
Interest in romaine increased in mid-August as iceberg prices rose due to supply issues — an about-face from the situation earlier this year when romaine demand dropped following an E. coli outbreak.
The Produce Marketing Association is targeting an unlikely venue to promote the role of fresh fruit and vegetables in a healthy diet.
Aug 16, 2018 by Chris Koger
(UPDATED, 4:15) Charged with building the company’s sales and building out its sales force, Gordon Robertson is the new chief revenue officer at Goleta, Calif.-based Apeel Sciences.
Aug 16, 2018 by Tom Karst
The Wonderful Agriculture Career Prep program’s 90 graduates celebrated their accomplishments as the inaugural class in the program.
Aug 13, 2018 by Chris Koger