New safety program looks for feedback in Pasco

By |September 5th, 2013|

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A new program to educate and improve agricultural safety for workers will be announced at a public forum August 7

Food safety mistakes

By |May 15th, 2013|

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

For growers just getting started

Great expectations

By |May 15th, 2013|

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Milinda Dwyer

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

Food Safety

By |April 12th, 2013|

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

Speak out

By |March 1st, 2013|

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Proposed regulations to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act could bring dramatic changes to the growing, harvest, and packing of

Food Safety Committee guides research

By |March 1st, 2013|

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The Pacific Northwest Food SafetyCommittee, an industry advisory group representing tree fruit growers, packers, and researchers, was organized in 2007

Certification not unique to produce

By |March 1st, 2013|

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

WATCH: Feds hold “Listening Session” on new food safety regulations

By |January 1st, 2013|

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The federal government took a humble position and brought a big ear to a meeting with growers and others on

Planning for continued success

By |November 1st, 2012|

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Those are among the reasons why the main theme of the association’s annual meeting, December 3 to 5, will be

Good Point: Proving safe produce is safe

By |September 1st, 2012|

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Safe food is an unobjectionable term. No one wants unsafe food.

To assure the safety of the produce sold to consumers,

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