June 2012

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday that Dole Fresh Vegetables is voluntarily recalling 2,598 cases of bagged salad for potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.  The bagged Romaine salad subject to recall was distributed in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. Dole Hearts
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The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) invites you to a free interactive webinar on Federal marketing orders and agreements. Find out how more than 20 different fruit and vegetable industry segments in different areas of the country have created customized voluntary agreements that allow them to better market their products. 

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