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Ohio State forum focuses on food safety science, policy

The Center for Foodborne Illness Research and Prevention at The Ohio State University has scheduled a food safety forum.

USDA files PACA action against Florida company

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has filed an administrative complaint under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act against Genaro Produce Incorporated. 
Nov 08, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #PACA, #USDA

USDA sanctions Florida, Michigan, Texas firms under PACA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has imposed sanctions on businesses in Florida, Michigan and Texas for violations of the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act.
Nov 04, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce (General), #PACA, #USDA

Huckaby urges USDA organic program to keep pace with market

The future of organic farming will depend on the federal government keeping pace with the organic marketplace, Jeff Huckaby told the House Agriculture Committee on Oct. 30.

Government agencies partner with alliance to fight food waste

Three government agencies are partnering with the Food Waste Reduction Alliance, with plans to formalize industry education and outreach with the three founders of the alliance.

Blueberry groups hire Alicia Adler as vice president

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council and North American Blueberry Council have hired Alicia Adler as vice president.

Inspectors find pests in imported pumpkin shipment

Pumpkins can be carved into scary jack-o-lanterns this time of the year, but there’s something scarier when it comes to imported pumpkins: invasive species.

Eight members join National Watermelon Promotion Board

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has named new members to the National Watermelon Promotion Board.

Produce Delights satisfies PACA order

Produce Delight LLC is no longer barred from operating in the fresh produce industry after satisfying a Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act order.
Oct 24, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce (General), #PACA, #USDA

Produce Delights satisfies PACA order

Produce Delight LLC is no longer barred from operating in the fresh produce industry after satisfying a Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act order.
Oct 24, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce (General), #PACA, #USDA