Fyffes’ melon farm in Honduras receives top certification for agricultural stewardship

Suragroh, Fyffes’ melon farm in Honduras, has earned GLOBALG.A.P certification for its efforts in transforming its business under local management during the past two years. GLOBALG.A.P recognises farms for initiatives that spur safe food production and safeguard worker health and safety, the environment, and the welfare of local communities. In October 2001, Fyffes was the first […]

Salmonella outbreak in UK, other countries tied to melons

Melons have been linked to a Salmonella outbreak that has affected 200 people in more than 10 countries. Patients have been reported in Denmark, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Canada and Switzerland. Illnesses started in late March, Food Safety News reports. Czech Republic and Spain have also recorded recent Salmonella […]