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Will the Produce Traceability Initiative be the blueprint for future industry progress in traceability? Why or Why not? That's the question I posed to the Fresh Produce Industry Discussion Group... Read more.
Just checking from the Olathe Public Library on a cold Monday morning, a day away from the office but not from the blog. Check out the new post by Gen X Mom Sarah Krause here. Sarah worked at The Packer... Read more.
Everyone’s looking for a bargain these days. And finding great deals and saving money at the supermarket tops most moms’ to-do lists. While money-savvy moms employ several strategies when feeding their... Read more.
Dispelling the “rural myths” about the Food and Drug Administration’s proposed produce safety rules is going to be a major job function for Jim Gorny in the months ahead. I had a... Read more.
Today's Federal Register has published the FDA proposed food safety regulations. Find the html file for the "Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk- Based Preventive Controls for... Read more.
Just when the agriculture community is getting hopes up for a run at comprehensive immigration reform by Congress and President Obama this spring, there is all kinds of hot, white noise on gun control... Read more.
There is more booth babe controversy, this time from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Check out coverage of the company that some say may get "booth babes" banned from future CES shows. The... Read more.
Several months ago I had a blog post titled “Peruvian grapes: stealing Chile’s sunshine?” and I notice the post continues to get hits. I’m not sure if that means there is... Read more.
Below are excerpts from the regulatory impact analysis of the produce safety rule, a small bite indeed of the 388 page-document. Consider this a preamble to an introduction. From the FDA: E. Summary... Read more.