Answers to food safety questions

By |August 1st, 2010|

The Center for Produce Safety held its first produce research symposium in June to review projects it has sponsored.

Chris [...]

Good Point – Frank Gasperini, National Council of Agricultural Employers

By |June 1st, 2010|

Fruit growers are challenged every season by weather, pests, and unpredictable input costs along with the need to compete [...]

Ready for change

By |December 1st, 2009|

As the new president, John Verbrugge will lead Washington’s Horticultural Association into more involvement with state regulatory issues.

New Hort [...]

GRAS2P: Not another audit program

By |December 1st, 2009|

Susan Pheasant

Tesco Nature’s Choice, British Retail Consortium, Safe Quality Food 1000 and 2000, U.S. Department of Agriculture GAP, Costco, [...]

Audit harmony

By |December 1st, 2009|

A group of around 50 produce industry leaders are working on an effort to harmonize the various food-safety standards [...]

Five food-safety lessons

By |November 1st, 2009|

The tree fruit industry can learn some valuable lessons from past food-safety scares, according to Dr. David Gombas, senior [...]

In My View – Chris Zanobini

By |August 1st, 2009|

The second World Pear Congress was held in May in Sint-Truiden, the main pear-producing area in Belgium. This unique [...]