Food safety

State agencies offer readiness reviews for FSMA inspections

By |July 12th, 2019|

Readiness review offers growers an educational opportunity to make sure they feel prepared for FSMA inspections.

FSMA inspections begin

By |July 12th, 2019|

FSMA inspectors are starting visits to farms, packers.

Defining organics

By |June 20th, 2019|

Northwest tree fruit industry speaks up when Seattle hosts the National Organic Standards Board.

Erika Espinoza, a young grower from Tieton, Washington

By |June 3rd, 2019|

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family background / Erika grew up in Washington’s Yakima Valley and was trained in business and human resources at Charter

Reducing the risk of listeria: Video

By |May 13th, 2019|

Food safety experts share strategies for monitoring and responding to ‘L. mono.’

Lessons learned from leafy greens

By |May 13th, 2019|

Last year’s E. coli outbreaks in romaine lettuce illustrate the challenges for food safety programs.

National Organic Standards Board discusses sanitizer reviews

By |April 26th, 2019|

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Of all the synthetic products allowed in organic food production, sanitizers required for food safety standards are some of the

FDA announces wine grapes among commodities to be exempt from Produce Safety Rule

By |March 28th, 2019|

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On March 27, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) issued a statement praising the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s issuance of a

WSTFA offers FSMA training in English and Spanish on April 11, 12; May 2, 3

By |March 20th, 2019|

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The Washington State Tree Fruit Association is offering FSMA Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Courses in Spanish on April 11

New Innovator grant targets pesticide residue

By |February 26th, 2019|

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Fighting pests by spraying ozonated water and steaming them with hot, highly refined oil vapors: Those are two ideas researcher

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