Secretary Perdue says USMCA will be win for produce growers

- General News

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue pushed back against those who say the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement will harm American …

The No. 2 most wasted fruit at retail may surprise you, given its popularity

- General News
According to the USDA, papayas are the most wasted fruit at retail, with 43.1% going unsold, which makes sense given the tropical fruit has less mainstream appeal, easily bruised skin, and vulnerability to chill damage.

NGA pushes for more hunger relief at retail

- General News

The National Grocers Association continues to work with USDA to allow NGA’s retail members better access …

USDA to raise inspection fees this fall

- General News

USDA’s Specialty Crop Program inspections will rise Oct. 1, as it modernizes into a more data-driven, …

Retailers find SNAP snags during government shutdown

- Retail
While feeding programs are being funded during the government shutdown, some retailers are unable to acquire or renew their SNAP licenses, which they say hurts consumers and local economies.