The Agriculture Department has spent at least $45 million responding to the U.S. outbreak, including costs for testing, quarantines around infected facilities, and compensation for producers whose birds have been killed by the virus or culled.
Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) introduced Trade Promotion Authority legislation, which establishes rules for international trade negotiations that will boost American exports and create new economic opportunities.
FORTE’s expertise in conveyor systems, case and piece picking, and sortation solutions, particularly in the e-commerce and multichannel retail segment, will strengthen Swisslog’s offering in North America.
Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup herbicide, has come under intense scrutiny since a research unit of the World Health Organization reported last month it was classifying glyphosate as "probably carcinogenic to humans."
This operation is part of a continued effort to interrupt what CBP calls “an extensive network of purposely mislabeled and high-risk agriculture products coming from Hong Kong, China, India and Saudi Arabia.”
Headquartered in Xiamen, Fujian Province, Xiamen Culiangwang's top-selling products include green bean, red bean and walnut flavors of plant-based protein drinks sold under the brand China Green Culiangwang.
According to data released by the Agricultural Marketing Service's (AMS) National Organic Program (NOP), the number of domestic certified organic operations increased by more than 5 percent over the last year.
The Federal Trade Commission has asked the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to temporarily stop the $3.5 billion Sysco/US Foods deal, with a hearing scheduled for May 5 on that preliminary injunction.
Connecticut state representative Rosa DeLauro (D) – who played a key role in writing the food safety act – says that two parties are to blame: the White House, along with the FDA’s parent agency – the Department of Health and Human Services.
Tiger Cool Express, the second largest U.S. operator of 53-foot domestic refrigerated containers, announced in February the acquisition of 200 containers from Quingdao CIMC Special Reefer Co., Ltd. bringing its fleet to 435 containers.
The latest wave of protests to press for pay increases to $15 an hour was expected to kick off in New York at dawn outside a McDonald's in Brooklyn, pick up momentum during the day and culminate in a march to Times Square during the evening rush hour.
Ports covered by Global Port Tracker handled 1.2 million Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units in February, the latest month for which after-the-fact numbers are available and historically the slowest month of the year.
Recently the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent out warning letters to food manufacturer Post Foods, two seafood companies, a juice processor, and a beverage company allegedly found to be using an unsafe food additive.