LaClare Creamery’s $ 10M Expansion Brings Chevre to Forefront

October 18, 2019 LaClare Family Creamery

LaClare Family Creamery has announced the completion of a $10 million expansion that will make it a national leader in Chevre cheese production.

Organic Board to Vote on Whether Nitrates Can Be Used in Curing Organic Meats

October 18, 2019 OrganicEye

OrganicEye has petitioned the USDA’s National Organic Standards Board (NOSB). At its public meeting next week, the NOSB will consider whether cured organic meats may continue to be processed with nonorganic celery powder, which contains high levels of nitrates.

Founding Specialty Food Association Member Alfred Lepore Has Passed Away

October 18, 2019 Specialty Food Association

Alfred Lepore, whose company Ferrara was one of the Specialty Food Association’s founding members, has passed away at the age of 81. Ferrara, which started out as a small Italian bakery, was founded in 1892 by Alfred’s great uncle, who then passed it down to Alfred’s father, and in the 1960’s, to Alfred and his brother Anthony.

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CFIA: Various Ready-to-Eat Dry Sausages Recalled

Industry is recalling various ready-to-eat dried sausages from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described

SFA, Industry Stakeholders Request Tariff Accommodation

October 17, 2019 Specialty Food Association

The Specialty Food Association and dozens of industry stakeholders have requested in a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, that all goods exported from Europe on October 2 or earlier be exempt from the retaliatory tariffs that are scheduled to take effect on certain specialites from the E.U., tomorrow.