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Star Group focuses on tech program at Fresh Summit

The Star Group, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, is expanding a focus on technology to improve processes from food safety to ensuring better flavor of the produce it grows.

Romaine Task force calls for action, further study of outbreak causes

The final report from the Romaine Task Force, convened in the wake of several outbreaks traced to the lettuce, is far from the final say in the matter, with some recommendations for action as soon as December.

Free listeria web seminars available to industry

Two free web seminars on listeria are being presented by universities that have received grants from the Center for Produce Safety.

California citrus industry opens lab to fight against HLB

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — California has a new weapon in the fight against Huanglongbing, the devastating citrus disease also known as HLB.

New citrus lab at University of California-Riverside opens

The California Citrus Research Foundation and the University of California-Riverside are set to host a ribbon-cutting ceremony and press conference at a citrus research lab.

Steve Lutz: New products can drive sales, if not volume

BOSTON — The foundations of commodity business are crumbling, Steve Lutz told a packed room at the New England Produce Council’s Produce, Floral and Foodservice Expo in Boston.

Center for Produce Safety announces 2020 request for proposals

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

Marcy Martin to lead California citrus research group

Marcy Martin is the new president of the Citrus Research Board, Visalia Calif., which administers the industry-funded California Citrus Research Program.

CPS research focuses on possible problem areas in fields

A group of researchers are developing a risk-based model for customized produce sampling programs that take variables such as field size and commodity being tested into account.

ReFed selects Brighter Bites for Nonprofit Food Recovery Accelerator

ReFed, a U.S. nonprofit dedicated to reducing food waste, has chosen 10 organizations, including Brighter Bites, to participate in its Nonprofit Food Recovery Accelerator.