COVID-19

Coronavirus concerns lead to halt of planned Viva Fresh Expo in Texas

Concerns about COVID-19 are escalating and the Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) and the Viva Fresh Steering Committee have decided not to move forward with the Viva Fresh Expo, scheduled April 29-May 2. “Because the... more »

Farmers’ markets respond to COVID-19 with a number of approaches

As concerns about the spread of COVID-19 grow, farmers' market operators are wondering how best to respond. Markets are grappling with their role as public gatherings that are vital to food access for consumers and... more »

FDA updates status of foreign inspections amid COVID-19

The following announcement was made March 10. "Today, we are providing an update on the status of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspections outside of the U.S. in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. After careful consideration,... more »

Coronavirus pushes dates back for Macfrut event in Rimini, Italy

Another international event for the agricultural community has been sidelined. Due to the progressive spread of the Covid-19 virus, the board of directors of Cesena Fiera decided to move Macfrut – the international trade fair... more »

Coronavirus leads to postponement of International Strawberry Symposium

The International Strawberry Symposium 2020 that was scheduled to take place in Rimini, Italy, on May-6, 2020, has been postponed. The following announcement came from the event's organizers on March 7: "This is to inform... more »

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