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. [...]

Water regulations worry growers

By |October 18th, 2013|

Of the many new requirements that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing as it implements the Food [...]

UC Davis hosts produce safety workshop

By |September 27th, 2013|

The University of California, Davis, is offering a workshop on produce safety, November 5-7. The interactive workshop [...]

New safety program looks for feedback in Pasco

By |September 5th, 2013|

A new program to educate and improve agricultural safety for workers will be announced at a public forum August [...]

Food safety mistakes

By |May 15th, 2013|

This creative, portable handwashing facility meets GlobalGAP requirements. Water is clearly labeled.
PHOTO COURTESY OF SUSAN PHEASANT

For growers just [...]

Great expectations

By |May 15th, 2013|

Milinda Dwyer

Mega retailer Costco Wholesale has high expectations when it comes to food safety and requires more from its [...]

Food Safety

By |April 12th, 2013|

● The May 16 deadline looms for public comments on two of the proposed rules implementing the Food Safety [...]

Certification not unique to produce

By |March 1st, 2013|

Agriculture, with its various food safety and sustainable production standards now required by many retailers, is not the only [...]