December 2009 Issue

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, [...]

Growing nitrogen on the side

By |December 1st, 2009|

Dr. Steve Fransen points out that the ladino clover had pink root nodules, indicating that it was fixing nitrogen.

As [...]

Past, present, and future

By |December 1st, 2009|

Chuck Peters designed his new pear orchard with mechanization and new technologies in mind.

It might be possible to develop [...]

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 [...]