Feb 22, 2018 by Tom Karst
Western Growers and the California Farm Bureau, citing issues important to produce growers, are pushing back on Rep. Bob Goodlatte’s AG Act, which the American Farm Bureau Federation is supporting.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is standardizing approval of new cold treatment facilities in Southern and Western U.S. states.
A coalition of industry associations has asked the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for a two-year exemption on electronic logging device mandate for trucks carrying agricultural commodities.
Feb 15, 2018 by Tom Karst
GlobalG.A.P. is working on guidelines to demonstrate those who use the certifier are also compliant with the Food Safety Modernization Act’s Produce Safety Rule.
Feb 14, 2018 by Tom Karst
Noting the presence of unapproved pesticides, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation and the California Department of Public Health have warned people not to eat cactus pads imported from Mexico.