Pork production in Ukraine in 2020 will amount to 1 million tonnes, predicts the Association of Pig Producers of Ukraine.
Alltech awarded its annual Young Scientist Awards at the closing ceremony of the Alltech International Symposium on May 22. The first award was for undergraduate research. Amanda Pesqueira was the recipient of this honor. Pesqueria attended the University of Maringa … Continue reading ?
Dr. Patrick Wall’s presentation during the closing ceremony of the Alltech International Symposium was about managing crisis situations in the food industry. He made reference to many of the recent scandals within the food industry and described issues companies should … Continue reading ?
On the Senate floor today, Sens. Durbin, Coburn and Stabenow discussed an amendment regarding premium subsidy limits for crop insurance. -kg
According to Rebecca Timmons, Director or Applications Research and Quality Assurance at Alltech, many uses and opportunities are available with algae. She shared her vision for algae in the future at the closing ceremony of the Alltech International Symposium. Timmons … Continue reading ?
Disaster relief missions have been working over time this past week aiding to those who were affected by the severe weather. Any type of donation is appreciated by those who lost everything, including peanut butter. The Peanut Proud and Georgia … Continue reading ?
With increased buyer implementation of traceability systems promised soon, the Produce Traceability Initiative leadership council reported buyers are seeing an increasing percentage of produce cases marked with PTI labels.
John Hackett, Mid-South division president for the Kroger Co., is retiring after a 50-year career with the grocery retailer.
The Food and Drug Administration reported on its progress with food safety initiatives May 23, stopping short of saying many requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act are unfunded mandates for the agency and its state and local counterparts. Show More Summary
Grower-shippers reported strong demand for high-quality California stone fruit in the second half of May.
An estimated three-fourths of the Texas fresh-market peach crop is lost to a severe freeze.
The USDA hasn't taken proper enforcement measures against slaughterhouses that violate food safety and animal welfare laws, according to an internal agency audit.
Two U.S. agencies will check for pests at the Mexican border in Texas.
Areli Biggers of Hopkinton, Mass., is the third of four weekly aspiring chef winners in Del Monte Fresh Produce NA Inc.’s “Find Your Inner Chef” contest.
On the Senate floor today, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D., Calif.) discussed an amendment to the 2013 Farm Bill regarding crop insurance and tobacco. The amendment is cosponsored by Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) and would eliminate the premium subsidy to purchase crop insurance for tobacco. -kg
USDA has issued the final rule for mandatory Country of Origin Labeling (COOL), including an amendment to the regulations for muscle cut covered commodities derived from animals slaughtered in the United States. The decision pleased some livestock organizations, but disappointed … Continue reading ?
Some lawmakers want creamed corn to displace baby carrots.
Victor Scotto was promoted to operations manager the Phoenix office of La Canada Flintridge, Calif.-based Allen Lund Co.
Sun World International LLC has promoted eight employees in a second round of recent changes at the company.
Targeting on-the-go consumers, Trifecta Foods LLC is launching a line of snacks under the Sunkist name.