Smithfield Foods Inc., the world’s biggest pork producer, is willing to share space in its ultra-low-temperature freezers to store COVID-19 vaccines, the company said Dec. 3 in an emailed statement.
The food retail sector and fleets that support it are headed for a particularly busy holiday season, experts say.
Federal regulators have granted a five-year exemption to the Agricultural & Food Transporters Conference of American Trucking Associations, clearing a variety of alternative methods to secure agricultural commodities grouped into large singular units.
Romaine lettuce is shipping again after a late November outbreak of E. coli, but only after the federal government began a new round of negotiating with producers for changes in tracking.
The owners of two long-established trucking companies specializing in food-grade transportation services — Cliff Viessman Inc. in Gary, S.D., and Johnsrud Transport Inc. in Des Moines, Iowa — have agreed to merge their businesses.
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