Holidays certainly have a direct correlation with food. We obsess about having just the right combination of traditional fare mixed in with the latest culinary adventure. Who would think that a staple like the white button mushroom could cause an uproar within the world of foodies? Read more >
On September 12-14, 2016 the United Fresh Washington Conference brought the produce industry to meet with our legislators. It is going to be increasingly important for businesses to make sure that their interests are known to members of Congress and the new Administration. If you didn’t have a seat at the table they you’re probably going to be on the menu. Read more >
It seems that technology is creeping into every aspect of our lives. My father-in-law was in or near the trucking industry his entire life. He could maneuver an 18 wheeler like it was a child’s toy. I bet he never ever dreamed that a computer guided driverless truck would be invented. Read more >
We are all familiar with the local movement. Buy close to home, know your grower, support your neighbors and so on. That is a noble concept and takes us all back to our parents’ and grandparents’ way of life. And there is absolutely nothing wrong with that.
With bipartisan support, the Roberts-Stabenow Bill passed and is on its way to President Obama for a signature. The bill is intended to bring clarity to the definition and labeling of genetically modified foods. It provides for uniform labeling requirements – rather than a patchwork of state-imposed labeling laws, like the one that went into effect in Vermont on July 1, 2016 Read more >