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“Stop all plans”: border wall not an easy sell in South Texas

Can you believe that the government is taking public comments on the border wall?

Ocean Mist names Katie Tossie as organic product manager

Ocean Mist Farms has promoted Katie Tossie to organic product manager.

The Packer seeks nominations for apple person of the year

The Packer is calling for nominations for the 2019 Apple Man or Woman of the Year.
Jul 08, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #Apples

David Martinez joins River Fresh Farms

River Fresh Farms, Salinas, Calif., has hired David Martinez as senior vice president of business development.

Research identifies cancer-fighting properties of plant-based foods

Carrots, celery, oranges, grapes, and cabbage are among plant-based foods that have the largest number of anti-cancer molecules, according to new research from the Imperial College of London.

USDA files complaint against Arizona company

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has filed an administrative complaint under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act against Coram Deo Farms Inc. 
Jul 04, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #PACA

California pear season ramping up

California pear season will begin by mid-July, bringing the first domestic pear supplies of the year.

Millennials Eat — Special 4th of July Edition!

Copy editor and designer Amelia Freidline and staff writer Ashley Nickle host a special Fourth of July edition of Millennials Eat that focuses on uses for cherries, which are in season now.

Truck rates hold steady

Truck rates were mostly steady in early July, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s July 2 truck rate report.

JBT and SafeTraces announce global alliance

Chicago-based JBT Corp. and Pleasanton, Calif.-based SafeTraces have formed an alliance to integrate SafeTraces’ DNA-based technologies into JBT’s solutions portfolio for the food industry.