Creditors have seized a dairy partially owned by Rep. David Valadao, R-Hanford. In November, Rabobank sued Triple V Dairy in Fresno County, California, Superior Court, alleging two loans totaling about $8.3 million had gone unpaid.
Workers at Gerawan Farming Company, who have been fighting for five years to oust the United Farm Workers, may get another shot to disconnect from the union, thanks to a ruling Wedesday, May 30, 2018 by the Fifth Distrct Court of Appeal in Fresno, California.
The state's canned peach industry is behind a proposed law, "American Food for American Schools Act," in Congress that would tighten the rules for buying imported food for the federal school lunch program and increase public awareness.
Several retailers are pulling romaine lettuce products off their shelves as federal and state health officials continue their investigation into an outbreak of E. coli that has made 35 people sick in 11 states.
A storm bearing down on California is expected to drop several inches of rain in some areas and dairy experts are urging the industry to be prepared. Dairy owners could face muddy conditions that could contribute to less milk and disease.