LATEST NEWS FROM Mushrooms

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09:55AM Mar 11, 2020

Four listeria deaths over three years traced to enoki mushrooms

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

Enoki mushrooms from South Korea have been recalled and investigators are linking them to a multi-year outbreak of Listeria Monocytogenes that has killed four people.

09:27AM Aug 23, 2019

USDA mushroom report change surprises industry

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The USDA's 2018-19 mushroom production report had some surprises for the industry, showing an 8% drop in both sales and volume, which at 846.5 million pounds is the lowest production

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12:47PM Aug 13, 2019

UPDATED: USTR delays some tariffs on Chinese goods

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

(UPDATED, Aug. 14) Sparking a 400-point rally in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the United States Trade Representative said Aug. 13 the U.S. will delay tariffs on some imports from

17:20PM May 30, 2019

Perdue hears about labor needs in mushroom country

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Pushing trade goals and hearing about labor woes from mushroom growers, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue came to Kennett Square, Pa., and participated in an industry discussion on May 30.

17:54PM Feb 11, 2019

Mushroom Conference to draw industry leaders, researchers

AgWeb Guest Editor
AgWeb Contributor

Hundreds of mushroom industry growers, business leaders and researchers will gather in Orlando, Fla., Feb. 14-16 for the 25th North American Mushroom Conference.

22:10PM Jan 03, 2019

Giorgio purchases Country Fresh Mushroom Co.

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

Fresh mushroom grower-shipper Giorgio Fresh Co. is acquiring Country Fresh Mushroom’s packing and distribution/sales operations, through subsidiary Giorgio.

00:08AM Aug 22, 2018

Mushrooms break sales records across the board

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

While overall production of mushrooms in the U.S. was slightly down in the 2017-18 season, sales hit an all-time high for the crop, at $1.23 billion, buoyed by per-pound increases