Food safety

Cuban farms: Making virtue from necessity

By |January 11th, 2017|

Shortages of fuel, chemicals and machinery make Cuban farms organic but not efficient.

Cuba’s next chapter? Not so fast

By |January 11th, 2017|

Politics and Cuba’s own challenges make the island a distant prospect for tree fruit growers.

GMO Arctic Apple gets new logo and higher profile

By |January 5th, 2017|

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Okanagan Speciality Fruits continues to raise the profile of its genetically modified Arctic Apples with a new marketing logo and

Wine industry leaders, growers team up to discuss policy agenda

By |January 5th, 2017|

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Grape growers, winemakers and retailers want to speak in a more unified voice when sharing their concerns with government officials.

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The GMO apple has arrived

By |December 27th, 2016|

“It’s not going away,” says Neal Carter of Okanagan Specialty Fruit.

Day two of the WSTFA annual meeting, afternoon summary – Video

By |December 6th, 2016|

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Researchers are still working to get the word out to the industry about the requirements for growers and packers of

WSTFA annual meeting 2016: How continuous change forces adaptation

By |October 12th, 2016|

Why change now? A Good Point by Sam Godwin

Food safety manager training scheduled for November

By |October 10th, 2016|

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The Washington State Tree Fruit Association is hosting an educational seminar for packing house food safety managers Nov. 1 at

Wal-Mart weighs in on food safety

By |October 6th, 2016|

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

U.S. growers hope to send apples to Japan once again

By |October 5th, 2016|

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For the first time in 15 years, apple growers are pursuing exports to Japan.

The U.S. is the top food exporter

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