News reports have suggested that the COVID-19 virus is raging through rural areas, such as Salinas, CA, and putting crops at risk of not being harvested. Not so says a local association.
The produce industry’s challenge is the same pre-, during, and post-COVID-19. Drive consumption.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning the public not to consume and retailers, restaurants and institutions not to sell or use the product described below due to possible Salmonella contamination.
As part of its efforts to enforce the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act and ensure fair trading practices within the U.S. produce industry, the Department of Agriculture has imposed sanctions on three produce businesses for failing to meet their contractual obligations to the sellers of produce they purchased and failing to pay reparation awards issued under the PACA.
Spokane Produce, Inc. of Spokane, WA is voluntarily recalling salsa products containing onions as a result of the expanded onion recall initiated by Thomson International, Inc., which resulted in a recall by Spokane Produce’s onion supplier.
Albertsons Companies, Inc. and vertical-farming company Plenty Unlimited Inc. today announced an agreement that plans to provide shoppers in more than 430 stores across California with Plenty’s fresh and flavorful produce.
Blueberries rebounded from early summer weather trouble, and now supplies are plentiful, with the Pacific Northwest as the main growing region.
The USDA expects to have the September-October round of Farmers to Families Food Box contracts in place soon so that there’s no delay from round 2 to 3. The agency explains its food box thought process in this exclusive interview.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that additional commodities are covered by the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) in response to public comments and data.
August is a busy month in the Superfresh Growers farms.