Food safety

Prune out dead crab apple tissue

By |October 15th, 2014|

Reduce disease risk by pruning crab apple trees.

Schlect: Food Safety — We’re Covered

By |September 23rd, 2014|

● Last Friday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued its anticipated revisions to four proposed rules [...]

California fruit league changes name

By |August 12th, 2014|

Nearly 80 years after its inception, the California Grape and Tree Fruit League announced they are changing their name [...]

Schlect: United Thawed

By |May 21st, 2014|

●  The American Frozen Food Institute has launched a 30 million dollar national effort to “encourage consumers to take [...]

Schlect: On a roll

By |May 13th, 2014|

Anne MacMillan has left her post as deputy chief of staff to Secretary Vilsack at USDA to join Roll Global,

Opal apple verified as non-GMO

By |May 2nd, 2014|

FirstFruits seeks to head off confusion with a GMO apple that might be approved.

USApple president visits the other Washington

By |April 30th, 2014|

Jim Bair, president of the U.S. Apple Association, visited Washington State this week for the first time since taking [...]

Reducing food safety risks at every opportunity

By |April 3rd, 2014|

Research is assessing the food safety risks of tree fruit production practices.

Wenatchee’s Cascade Analytical offers cleaning & sanitation workshop March 4-5

By |February 24th, 2014|

Cascade Analytical is offering a two-day workshop March 4-5   for fresh produce packers & fresh-cut processors to provide information [...]

Taylor: FDA will make food rules more farmer friendly

By |December 19th, 2013|

Growers, you were heard. But what's next?