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Dole Fresh Vegetables announces precautionary recall of limited number of salads

Dole Fresh Vegetables has voluntarily recalled a limited number of cases of Dole American Blend salad in 12-ounce bags, coded A275208A or B, with a use-by date of Oct. 17 and UPC 7143000933, due to a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes. Dole Fresh Vegetables is coordinating closely with regulatory officials. No illnesses have been reported in association with the recall. The product code and use-by date are in the upper right-hand corner of the…  » Read more
‘Wall of Fresh’ is candy store of fresh-cut produce

‘Wall of Fresh’ is candy store of fresh-cut produce

A “Wall of Fresh” is proving to be a big draw for customers at the recently opened flagship Loblaws at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto. The 85,000-square-foot mega store located in the former home of the Toronto Maple Leafs hockey team includes an approximately 8-foot, floor to ceiling wall of fresh-cut produce. It was the brainchild of Senior Director, National Concept — Produce Doug Rodriguez. “I came up with the idea for this from our…  » Read more
Supermarkets team up to fight breast cancer

Supermarkets team up to fight breast cancer

Pink Ribbon Produce's campaign against breast cancer returns to more than 500 Harris Teeter, Meijer and Price Chopper stores in October. The educational fundraising program partners the three grocery retailers with produce suppliers to raise money for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Stores will direct shoppers to the participating produce suppliers with a Pink Ribbon Produce icon on posters and point-of-sale signs at the product. In addition to buying selected products to support NBCF, customers…  » Read more

CHA Conference & Trade Show Offers Something for Everyone

The Craft & Hobby Association’s (CHA) 2013 Winter Conference & Trade Show will be held from Jan. 11-15 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. The conference program starts Friday, Jan. 11 and the trade show floor opens Saturday, Jan. 12.   The trade show will host hundreds of exhibitors from all over the world under one roof showcasing their latest products, the hottest new trends, a wide variety of crafting and creative products…  » Read more