IFPA reviews Strengthening Organic Enforcement final rule

International Fresh Produce Association is reviewing and providing an initial reaction to the Strengthening Organic Enforcement (SOE) Final Rule, published by the USDA National Organic Program (NOP), available […]

FSMA adds new data collection and reporting requirements

On Nov. 15 the FDA released the Final Rule on FSMA Section 204, which contains the long-awaited regulations on record keeping for products on the Food […]

FDA’s traceability rule is a game changer for food safety

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has taken a landmark action that I believe will change the way government and industry work together to keep food […]

U.S. begins new food safety program

Three U.S. federal entities are coming together to launch the Food Safety for Food Security Partnership, also known as FS4FS. “Strong food safety delivered through policies […]

EFI expands operations in 2022, sees change and growth in 2023

WASHINGTON – In 2022, Equitable Food Initiative, the workforce development and certification organization that partners with growers, farmworkers, retailers and consumer groups, marked a year of growth, […]

New in 2023: Food Labels to food allergens

If you or someone in your household is allergic to sesame, an important change is taking place to help you quickly identify foods that contain sesame. […]

What business trends will mark 2023 in terms of sustainability?

Do you know what business trends will mark 2023 in terms of sustainability? The UN Global Compact states that the future is shaping up to be […]

Social media matters: Get influenced

You may think social media — aside from LinkedIn — can’t help you because you focus on industry customers, rather than consumers. That thinking can be […]

The Fresh Market releases these five ‘most delicious’ 2023 trends

The Fresh Market has navigated its way through all the 2023 trends lists by culling five it calls the “most delicious.” Several of these trends are […]