WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture yesterday announced the development of the Quality Monitoring Program, a new service that will allow companies to submit processed produce samples to USDA graders for impartial review. “This program is another example of government and industry working closely together to build services that will make a difference,” Robert Keeney, deputy administrator of the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service, said in a release. “This agreement underscores ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

WhyRegisterfor FREE?

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.