Food safety

Fighting food fraud with forensics

By |November 20th, 2014|

Each apple has a chemical fingerprint that links it to the place it was grown.

Schlect: Elections aftermath

By |November 5th, 2014|

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● Greg Walden (R/Oregon) should be happy today. The chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee sheparded his flock of

Schlect: Cherry Street

By |October 27th, 2014|

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● The Produce Marketing Association has hired a new team, Cornerstone Government Affairs, to represent it in Washington, D.C. Hunt Shipman

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|

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

California fruit league changes name

By |August 12th, 2014|

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

Schlect: United Thawed

By |May 21st, 2014|

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

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|

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

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