Food Safety

Do You Know What Clostridium Perfringens Is?

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If you’ve ever fallen victim to food poisoning, you probably remember the meal that caused it. But you’re probably not sure which underlying bacteria caused your symptoms and discomfort. Clostridium perfringens is a common culprit. Caused by a bacteria that thrives at room temperature, C. perfringens commonly affects cafeteria settings, where food is prepared in …

Crop News

Limited Potato Supply Out Of Europe This Season

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United States It has been an unusually warm and sunny summer in the Pacific Northwest and crops came on quickly.Green Peasarrived fast and furious causing the season to begin early and end early. Some manufacturers had a difficult time keeping up with the crop and some peayields were lost.  A few suppliers report good yields …

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Drought Conditions in Europe Worse Than Expected!

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Earlier this summer, temperatures hit record highs across Europe as heat waves swept the continent. A summer with extreme dryness and heat has left normally green fields a disturbing shade of brown. Drought settled over Europe with a high pressure weather system remaining in place for much of the summer. Vegetable growers/producers are facing the …