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Clear Labs adds listeria testing, mapping capabilities

Clear Labs, Menlo Park, Calif., has new listeria testing and environmental mapping capabilities on its Clear Safety platform, a rapid detection method that reduces the time needed to pinpoint sources of contamination.

Pear Bureau NW launches shoppable recipe technology online

Recipes on Pear Bureau Northwest’s website are now shoppable for consumers, one of several tactics to kick off the season in September.

Bosch sells Packaging Technology business

Bosch is selling its Waiblingen, Germany-based packaging machinery business, which includes equipment used to package fresh produce, to Luxemburg-based CVC Capital Partners.

Apple Acres opens NY packing facility

Apple Acres LLC, Lafayette, N.Y., has opened a 60,000-square-foot packing facility, in time for the new apple crop, with harvest starting this month.

Third Kroger automated fulfillment center coming to Georgia

Kroger has announced that Forest Park, Ga., will be the location of its third automated online order fulfillment center.

H-E-B to pilot delivery service using automated vehicle

H-E-B plans to test later this year delivery by a vehicle with self-driving technology.

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.

David Nelley joins Apeel Sciences as VP of domestic buyer relations

David Nelley has joined Apeel Sciences as vice president of domestic buyer relations.

Western Growers launches food safety software program

Western Growers has launched the Supply Chain Risk Management Solution, a comprehensive program designed to reduce outbreaks, and some leafy greens grower-shippers are testing the software.

How's your food safety focus?

The Center for Produce Safety recently had its 10th symposium, so this is a timely question: Is your company investing enough time, money and other resources in food safety?