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New FDA rules to bring "legal teeth" to food safety, says O'Brien

The PMA's man in Washington D.C. talks about how new FDA food safety rules could reinforce the produce industry.
January 17 , 2013

Chile: David Del Curto to buy stake in Southern Fruit

A partnership between David del Curto and Southern Fruit will create one of Chile's largest produce exporters.
January 16 , 2013

Amino acid study could reveal citrus greening insights

Amino acid profiles may hold the key to managing plant defenses against citrus greening disease.
January 15 , 2013

South Africa: industry reps fear for future of black farmers

A South African fruit chamber warns an extended strike could push black farmers out of the fruit business.
January 15 , 2013

U.K. consumer attitudes study reveals preference for GM labeling

A survey has revealed very little knowledge of GM foods in the U.K.
January 15 , 2013

Washington researchers lead push to improve cranberry management

On a 10-acre bog in the Pacific Northwest, U.S. researchers are dedicated to understanding cranberries.
January 15 , 2013

Opinion: building farms to build communities in the Philippines

Craig Stephen explains how a banana plantation has brought hope to a conflicted Filipino community.
January 14 , 2013

Chilean program bets on pollen aid to raise hazelnut productivity

Chile has been unable to reach the hazelnut yields of other countries, prompting a pollen supplementation plan for the industry.
January 14 , 2013

Ocean Spray moves into Chilean cranberry market

With the acquisition of Cran Chile, Ocean Spray will produce 12 million lbs. more of dried cranberries a year.
January 14 , 2013

South Africa: labor unrest hits ag ahead of more public hearings

Demonstrations are once again shaking South Africa's fruit industry and sparking public concern.
January 14 , 2013