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9/27/2016 12:00:00 AM
The Food and Drug Administration is seeking input from the public and the food industry on the agency's work to redefine the "healthy" nutrient content claim for food labeling. Read more on the claims from this Packer story.

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9/27/2016 12:00:00 AM
The Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is helping schools to offer healthy snacks to children. Moreover, the program has the children encouraging their peers to "try it" and take the healthy eating practices they learned in school, home to their families. Read more on the program from this Fresh Plaza article.

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9/22/2016 12:00:00 AM
Total fresh produce sales for the quarter ended July 2 were up about 4% compared with year-ago levels and organic fresh produce sales for the period increased by nearly four times that rate, according to the latest FreshFacts on Retail report from the United Fresh Produce Association. Read more on the growth from this Packer story.

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9/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
The Beet Curly Top Virus Control Program (BCTVCP) has alerted growers and industry of the detection of Egyptian Broomrape in a processing tomato field in Solano County. Read more on the detection from this AgFax article.

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9/8/2016 12:00:00 AM
At the Sept. 5-8 Joint Tomato Conference meetings, grower-shippers learned more about challenges facing their industry as well as how their marketing organizations' plans to promote their products. Read more on these promotions from this Packer story.

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9/7/2016 12:00:00 AM
Unfavorable weather made for a difficult 2015-16 growing season for Florida tomato growers while growers this season face new challenges. Read more on the challenges and acreage from this Packer story.

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9/6/2016 12:00:00 AM
As Florida's tomato industry meets Sept. 6-9 in Naples, Florida, for the joint tomato conference, growers and shippers need to consider the future of their business. Read more on the considerations from this Packer article.

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9/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
Shipments of processing tomatoes from California through mid-August ran about 15 percent behind those of 2015, according to a recent U.S. Department of Agriculture report. Read more on the trailing numbers from this Western Farm Press article.

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9/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
The summer tomato season is a positive one so far. Volume of pole-grown round tomatoes is up slightly from last year, and roma volume will be about the same as last year. Find out more on the tomato deal from this Packer article and video.

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8/29/2016 12:00:00 AM
According to ERS' food availability data, an average of 385.4 pounds of fresh and processed vegetables per person were available for U.S. consumers to eat in 2014, up from 334.1 pounds in 1974, but down from peak per capita vegetable availability of 424.3 pounds in 1996. Read more on availability and most popular vegetables from this Fresh Plaza article.

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