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Millions of cardiovascular deaths linked to a lack of produce

A new global study published in Science Daily estimates that millions of deaths from heart disease and stroke can be linked to a lack of fruit and vegetable consumption.

Avocados from Mexico at Walmart, research on ripeness

Avocados From Mexico has partnered with Walmart again, with more than 4,000 U.S. stores directing shoppers to avocado content through an online Chatbot.

Produce companies squeezed by tight labor market

CHICAGO — Produce companies are competing for scarce talent in a tight economy, and that is translating to more generous benefits and higher compensation compared with a few years ago.

Produce Market Guide working on partnership with Dun & Bradstreet

The Packer is discussing a partnership with Dun & Bradstreet, to give customers access to its comprehensive business analytical insights through Dun & Bradstreet’s Data Cloud and verification solutions.

CPS OKS $1 million for ag water research following outbreaks

The Center for Produce Safety is offering up to $1 million in regional grants for researchers to study when and where ag water treatments are appropriate, and what options are available to growers.

Spring report reveals how foodservice produce is trending

It’s happened with kale, avocado and cauliflower: Fresh produce trends move through a menu cycle in an established pattern of inception, adoption, proliferation and ubiquity.

It's time to fuel food safety change

Human nature is to resist change. But sometimes change is necessary to ensure the future.

Alliance for Food and Farming sponsors online contest

The Alliance for Food and Farming, whose mission is to educate consumers on the healthfulness of fresh produce, is sponsoring an online contest.

Seminar addresses treating citrus disease organically

The Organic Center has a web seminar on citrus greening/huanglongbing and how to fight it while maintaining organic integrity.

Plastics working group formed by CPMA

The use of plastics across the produce supply chain is the focus of a new industry working group formed by the Canadian Produce Marketing Association.