The Produce News – Today’s Headlines

  • P. East Trading Corp. Issues Alert on Undeclared Sulfites In Fruits Du Sud Golden Seedless Raisins
    P. EAST TRADING CORP. of Bronx, NY is recalling Fruits Du Sud Golden Seedless Raisins (Lot No. FDS T499/18) 30 lbs Box, because they contain undeclared SULFITES. People who have a severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume these products. ... Read more
    Source: Food SafetyPublished on 2018-10-17
  • Dan Martin appointed president of IFCO North America
    IFCO, the world’s leading supplier of Reusable Plastic Containers for fresh food packaging, announced the appointment of Dan Martin as president of IFCO North America. “We are pleased to welcome Dan Martin back to the IFCO family,” said Wolfgang Orgeldinger, IFCO chief executive officer. “He understands the unique role IFCO plays in the fresh food value chain, as well as the critically important position product innovation and customer satisfaction hold in the company’s long-term growth ... Read more
    Source: The Produce News – Latest HeadlinesPublished on 2018-10-17
  • SLR Food Distribution Inc. Issues Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Sugar Melon Candy
    SLR Food Distribution Inc. of New Hyde Park, NY is recalling its 7.04oz package of SUGAR MELON CANDY / WAX GOURD because it contains undeclared sulfites. Consumers who have severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product. ... Read more
    Source: Food SafetyPublished on 2018-10-17
  • New Nan Fong Hong Trading Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Source Day Natural Treasures Dried Liquorice Slice
    New Nan Fong Hong Trading Inc. is recalling its 16 oz (454g) packages of Source Day Natural Treasures Dried Liquorice Slice because they contain undeclared sulfites. Consumers who are allergic to sulfite allergens run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product. ... Read more
    Source: Food SafetyPublished on 2018-10-17
  • Faribault Foods, Inc. Announces Voluntary Recall of a Limited Quantity of S&W Brand White Beans Due to the Presence of Undeclared (Sulfites)
    Faribault Foods, Inc. of Faribault, MN is recalling its 15 ounce S&W White Beans because it contains undeclared sulfites. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. ... Read more
    Source: Food SafetyPublished on 2018-10-17
  • Walmart’s newest investment the wind of change
    Walmart and EDP Renewables announced purchase agreements that will enable the construction of three new utility-scale wind farms — developed, owned and operated by EDPR — a cumulative 233 megawatt investment in the states of Illinois and Indiana. Walmart’s purchase through these agreements will produce enough electricity to power more than 60,000 average homes in Illinois and 15,000 average homes in Indiana with renewable energy each year. Additionally, these wind farms will bring economic ... Read more
    Source: The Produce News – Latest HeadlinesPublished on 2018-10-17
  • Kroger and the food waste warriors
    The Kroger Co. announced a Zero Hunger | Zero Waste partnership with World Wildlife Fund, the leading global conservation organization, to introduce a food waste prevention and recovery curriculum for K-12 students in U.S. cities. Wild Classroom is WWF's signature education program and it is aimed at providing environmental curriculum for teachers and parents to use with students. Through the Kroger Co. Foundation's $400,000 grant support, WWF is expanding its food waste prevention and recovery ... Read more
    Source: The Produce News – Latest HeadlinesPublished on 2018-10-17
  • Wonderful Pistachios joins forces with the Grinch to steal holiday sales
    The launch of the Wonderful Pistachios licensing agreement in support of Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch. Wonderful Pistachios will kick off the holiday season with an integrated campaign with “Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch.” The campaign will consist of two television commercials, an online digital campaign, in-store point-of-sale, including bins and standees, and a Times Square billboard. In the two new commercials, the cynical grump takes a break from his usual antics to munch on his favorite ... Read more
    Source: The Produce News – Latest HeadlinesPublished on 2018-10-17
  • Deadline set for NAFTA replacement’s impact comments
    The U.S. International Trade Commission announced that Dec. 20 is the deadline for comments on the economic impact of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on the U.S. economy. The investigation, titled “Likely Impact on the U.S. Economy and on Specific Industry Sectors,” was requested by the U.S. Trade Representative in a letter received Aug. 31. At that time Mexico had agreed to a bilateral agreement to replace the NAFTA treaty. Canada agreed on Sept. 30 to make ... Read more
    Source: The Produce News – Latest HeadlinesPublished on 2018-10-17
  • Clackamas Bakery Recalls Fred Meyer Bakery Angel Food Cake Bar Due to Undeclared Allergens
    Clackamas Bakery has recalled Fred Meyer Bakery Angel Food Cake Bar (12 oz.) sold in its retail stores because the product may contain milk and soy not listed on the label. Clackamas Bakery initiated the recall when it was discovered that the Fred Meyer Bakery Angel Food Cake Bar label had been incorrectly applied to packages of cornbread. ... Read more
    Source: Food SafetyPublished on 2018-10-16