Food safety

Food safety sets tone at 2016 U.S. Apple meeting

By |August 25th, 2016|

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Illnesses caused by foodborne pathogens are becoming much easier to track and investigate, and new science — whole genome sequencing

Woods: Getting ready for FSMA

By |August 11th, 2016|

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Even as retailers continue to up the ante by adding more restrictive food safety requirements for produce suppliers, tree fruit

Tracking pathogens

By |July 26th, 2016|

Whole genome sequencing tracks pathogens, perhaps to your door.

What is whole genome sequencing?

By |July 26th, 2016|

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Over the past year or so, whole genome sequencing has gotten a lot of attention as a means of pinpointing

Protect your customers, protect your orchard

By |July 26th, 2016|

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Listeria is a true environmental bacterium, not requiring an animal host, and occurs naturally in water, soil and leaf litter,

Dininny: How FSMA impacts you

By |July 26th, 2016|

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Food safety.

Perhaps no two words have frustrated U.S. fruit growers more — growers who believe their products are already safe

Simple steps for water sampling

By |July 13th, 2016|

Researchers are educating packing house operators and growers about proper water sampling methods in orchards and vineyards.

Water sampling 101

By |July 13th, 2016|

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In a recent interview with Good Fruit Grower, UC-Davis researchers Melissa Partyka, Ronald Bond and Jennifer Chase offered tips to

State finalizes rules to kill maggots before shipping compost

By |July 8th, 2016|

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Washington state regulators have finalized special permit requirements for composters seeking to transport feed stocks outside the apple maggot quarantine

Senate passes GMO labelling bill; next it goes to the House

By |July 8th, 2016|

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A bill that would establish a nationwide requirement for labelling of genetically-modified ingredients in food has passed the U.S. Senate.

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