Quarantine in New York’s Niagara County for European cherry fruit fly

By |June 14th, 2018|

U.S. officials are taking action to stop the potential spread of an invasive fruit fly that could threaten the cherry crop in New York state.

Waste not wanted

By |May 17th, 2018|

Postharvest tools, better communication can help fine-tune storage practices and improve packouts.

“Recall Ready” workshop May 22 in Pasco, May 23 in Des Moines, WA

By |April 18th, 2018|

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Three organizations are teaming up to offer training on what to do when hit by a recall situation.

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US Apple denounces as “harmful” and “inaccurate” EWG’s so-called annual Dirty Dozen list

By |April 10th, 2018|

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The activist Environmental Working Group put out its annual “Dirty Dozen” list, again criticizing the apple industry, which caused US

Compost decomposed

By |March 19th, 2018|

As raw manure faces food safety scrutiny, compost has become a hot commodity.

Food safety answers

By |March 5th, 2018|

The latest updates on the Food Safety Modernization Act.

Tony Guisto, a young grower from Hood River, Oregon

By |February 24th, 2018|

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family background/Tony grew up in a logging family in Oregon’s Hood River Valley, headed by his father, Brad Fowler, and

WSU hires new food safety specialist

By |February 14th, 2018|

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Faith Critzer, an experienced food safety extension specialist, joined Washington State University in January. She plans to build a produce

GMO Arctic Fuji apple passes another approval milestone

By |January 30th, 2018|

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Okanagan Specialty Fruits, maker of the genetically-modified, non browning Arctic announced today their GMO Arctic Fuji has been approved by

The ripe way for pears in postharvest

By |January 30th, 2018|

Specialist Rob Blakey makes industrywide recommendations for postharvest pear ripening.

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