Food safety

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?

Good Point: A troubling case

By |November 27th, 2013|

The enforcers of federal law are apparently trying to send a stern message: as a produce farmer,if you send adulterated food to market, you may be charged with a crime.

Northwest seeks food safety answers

By |November 27th, 2013|

The Center for Produce Safety is seeking scientists to address food safety knowledge gaps in the Northwest.

Northwest seeks food safety answers

By |November 22nd, 2013|

The states of Washington, ­Oregon, and Idaho are working with the Center for Produce Safety to fund research that [...]

Arsenic and fruit juice

By |November 18th, 2013|

The fruit juice industry is keeping quiet these days, not relishing a public debate over how much arsenic should [...]

Looking for common ground

By |October 18th, 2013|

More food safety regulations are going to be a tough pill to swallow for tree fruit growers, but U.S. [...]