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Produce (General)

Key Democrat to address Washington Conference

Massachusetts Democratic Rep. Jim McGovern will give the keynote address at the Sept. 17 opening general session breakfast at the United Fresh Washington Conference.

Ribbon-cutting set for citrus research lab

Built to protect California citrus from pests and disease, a new citrus research lab is set to open in Riverside.

CDC: Papaya salmonella outbreak over, investigation continues

Federal health officials report that the multistate outbreak of Salmonella Uganda illnesses linked to Cavi Brand whole, fresh papayas appears to be over.

Walmart expands Delivery Unlimited membership option

Online grocery spending has grown 15% in the past year, and a recent move by Walmart points to even bigger growth to come.

Dorian spares growers

For U.S. produce growers, the bark of Hurricane Dorian was worse than its bite.

As criticism mounts, tomato suspension deal hangs in balance

Are Mexican tomato growers experiencing buyer’s remorse about their newly negotiated suspension agreement with the Department of Commerce?

Flavor Tree Fruit looks for big pomegranate volume

The Flavor Tree Fruit Company will have significant pomegranate volume this year, said Maurice Cameron, sales director of Hanford, Calif.-based company.

Kingsburg Orchards offers wide array of fall fruit

Granny smith and gala apples will be available from Kingsburg Orchards this fall.

Infographic: California navel crop down 7%

The 2019-20 California navel crop is down 7% from last season, according to the first U.S. Department of Agriculture estimate.

Center for Produce Safety announces 2020 request for proposals

The Center for Produce Safety is calling for preliminary research proposals and corresponding research priorities.