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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is encouraging states, plus local, tribal and territorial partners, to adopt the latest version of the FDA Food Code, which applies to retail food stores and foodservice operations.The Food Code is a model for safeguarding public health and ensuring food is unadulterated and honestly presented when offered to the consumer, according to a news release. It represents FDA's best adv...

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — Produce retail data from the first half of 2022 shows trends in the marketplace that can be used as opportunities for growth, as well as solutions for the industry’s ongoing challenges.“First of all, I would say, absolutely, entertaining is back — entertaining mostly at home. Life is still very home-centric,” said Anne-Marie Roerink, founder and principal of 210 Analytics, a market research firm. “...

Total online grocery sales finished the month of May at $7.1 billion, which is 1.7% higher compared to this time in 2021, as inflation is motivating many customers to adapt where and how they shop online for groceries.These are the other results of the Brick Meets Click and Mercatus Grocery Shopping Survey fielded May 28-29, according to a news release: The pickup method captured 45% of e-grocery sales in May, r...

Walmart created a mega online sale event akin to Amazon’s Prime Day, and shoppers used it to buy groceries more than any other category.Numerator, a market research and data tech company, published early results from Walmart+ Weekend, the mass retailer’s first members-only sale event held June 2 to 5, according to a news release.The Walmart+ Weekend 2022 Recap Report was created through Numerator...

Almost half of all Americans mostly ignore the benefits of eating fresh produce, despite a widespread acceptance of fruits and vegetables as essential to the health of their families, children and the planet, a survey shows.These are among the highlights of a March 2022 survey conducted by Dole Food Co. Inc., to examine public opinions about the preparation, consumption, motivations and nutrition and environment...





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