Flavor of Sunshine Campaign Grows Social Media Momentum for Eastern Cantaloupes

While genetically similar, there is a big difference between the sweet, juicy cantaloupes grown during the balmy summers in the South and Midwest, compared to cantaloupes grown in the hot, arid West. The Eastern Cantaloupe Growers Association (ECGA), a leading food safety and advocacy group for Eastern Cantaloupe growers, has teamed up with key food influencers to bring this message to social media throughout the 2021 peak season.

Eastern Cantaloupe Growers Association Launches Flavor of Sunshine Campaign for 2021

The Eastern Cantaloupe Growers Association (ECGA), a leading food safety and advocacy group for Eastern Cantaloupe growers in the Midwest and eastern U.S., has announced the launch of its Flavor of Sunshine campaign to support the 2021 Eastern Cantaloupe season.

USDA Removes Eight Fruit and Vegetable Standards from the Code of Federal Regulations

July 19, 2019 USDA AMS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announces a final rule that removes seven voluntary U.S. grade standards and one consumer standard for fresh fruits and vegetables from the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). The final rule, published in the Federal Register on July 16, 2019, adopts a previously published interim rule without change.