The most-viewed news stories on for 2013:

1. Paramount Citrus replaces Cuties brand with Wonderful Halos

2. Del Monte testing genetically modified pineapple

3. Unrefrigerated storage prompts Sysco investigation

4. Avocado demand, prices soar

5. Onion cheddar burger joins McDonald’s $1 menu

6. Jensens face federal criminal charges in cantaloupe case

7. FDA: Federal food safety law carries price tag

8. Vance Publishing announces 40 Under 40 ag awards finalists

9. Bare-bones booths send PMA message

10. Sun Pacific buys Cuties brand, breaks ties with Paramount Citrus

11. School salad bars removed in union dispute

12. Growers likely to stand alone in cantaloupe deaths case

13. New trucking rules have wide-ranging effects

14. Wal-Mart sets PTI label deadline for suppliers

15. Sentencing set in Adams Produce criminal cases

16. Wal-Mart ramps up direct sourcing of fresh produce

17. Scorching heat affects California fruit

18. Earthbound Farm sale hits dead end

19. Earthbound Farm may be sold

20. Dole takes minimalist approach to Fresh Summit

21. McDonald’s Canada adds veggie wraps

22. E. coli outbreak linked to Jimmy John’s in Denver

23. Tomato plan unreasonable, FPAA says

24. U.S. Attorney has new evidence for Grinstead sentencing

25. FDA names Taylor Farms de Mexico in outbreak

26. Jensen brothers sue auditing firm in cantaloupe case

27. Fresh Del Monte buys East Coast Brokers’ land, packinghouse

28. Paramount buys Grimmway’s citrus assets

29. Oppenheimer Group brings Envy apple to U.S.

30. River Ranch fails to ‘regain viability,’ closes

31. New Jersey company closes, liquidates assets to pay debts

32. Federal grand jury indicts Adams Produce official

33. GMO apple takes another step toward approval

34. Arctic apple comment period extended

35. Jensens plan to plead guilty

36. Dirty Dozen list again issued, refuted

37. Sysco case spotlights cold-chain vigilance

38. Growers lose patent case against USDA, grape commission

39. Retailer bankruptcy could involve millions in PACA claims

40. Salinas harvesting company shuts down

41. Iowa, Nebraska link parasite outbreaks to packaged salads

42. Wal-Mart U.S. continues to struggle with sales

43. Wal-Mart prompts traceability compliance

44. FDA intensifies cyclospora outbreak investigation

45. FreshPoint to pay $4.2 million for overbilling Defense Department

46. Arizona vegetable company grows in desert

47. Two produce executives out at Food Lion, Delhaize

48. USDA sanctions Del Monte Farms, five others for PACA violations

49. Taylor Farms suspends Mexican operations linked to cyclospora

50. Florida, FPAA exchange salvos in tomato dispute

Compiled by Sections Editor Dan Galbraith