Iceberg Lettuce Pulled From Smith’s & Kroger Stores In 9 States

Dozens of Smith's and Kroger supermarkets in nine U.S. states pulled iceberg lettuce from their shelves because of salmonella concerns, officials say.

Summer-Fresh Blueberries + Oatmeal = Breakfast Power Duo

January 2, 2012 Chilean Blueberry Committee

Think super-duos: Fred and Ginger. Sand and surf. Ebony and ivory. Now add a new one: oatmeal and summer-fresh blueberries from Chile, the super-food combination that the Chilean Blueberry Committee, along with expert nutritionists, say packs the flavor and nutrition punch to help anyone fulfill their resolution to eat healthier in the new year.

2nd Person Sues Schnucks Over E. Coli Outbreak

A man from St. Louis County is the second person to seek damages from Schnucks after falling ill during an E. coli outbreak linked to lettuce sold at local stores, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in circuit court.

Methyl Bromide Use Plunges In Santa Cruz County As Growers Switch To Alternatives

Santa Cruz County growers cut use of ozone-depleting methyl bromide by more than half and pesticides overall by 35 percent between 2009 and 2010. The decline came as the state saw a 9.5 percent uptick in pesticide use after a four-year decline, according to figures released Wednesday by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation.

NAYA Imports Has Begun Distribution Of 2011 Harvest Medjool Dates

January 2, 2012 NAYA Imports

NAYA Imports based out of Budd Lake, NJ specializes in wholesale distribution of Middle Eastern Medjool and Deglet Noor dates. We are pleased to announce the arrival of new crop from the 2011 Harvest Season!