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Stricter checks for food imports from China needed
The increasing import of foods and organic products from China means EU checks need to be improved, according to the German minister of Agriculture Christian Schmidt, reports the German website Lebensmittelpraxis.de. "The dynamic of the market is bringing us to a point where the current checks are no longer.....
Interview to Miguel Valero, Corporate Director of AGQ Labs
Self-management food safety plan for the entire chain
Every day, large distributors are becoming more demanding when it comes to food safety, requiring all kinds of production, handling or packaging certifications from their suppliers. Some brands go beyond, and in addition to requiring certifications such as GlobalGAP, BRC, etc., they establish their own.....
Innovative method for plant diseases
This month the Stockton Group, an Israeli company specializing in the development and commercialization of bio-pesticides based on plant extracts, and its product Timorex Gold, visited Finca El Cascajal. The visit was also accompanied by Pasfesa, Nutribysa, and Kayros agro-service owners, agricultural and.....
Med Fruit Fly threatens Dominican producers
After the detection at the airport of Punta Cana of an outbreak of the Mediterranean Fruit Fly, the United States, followed by Haiti and Puerto Rico, have banned the import of several agricultural products of Dominican origin, with the aim of preventing the spread of the plague.This situation could.....
AU: Melon grower calls for full apology
Melon grower Terry O'Leary remains dissatisfied with a response from Alan Jones regarding false allegations about the use of “toxic” coal seam gas (CSG) water on melon production.A furore erupted last week after high profile Sydney radio personality Mr Jones used the contents of a now-discredited letter to.....
Frozen Australian berries already a hit
Australian grown frozen berries are not due to hit the supermarket shelves for two to three months, but the team behind the new Matilda’s Fruit brand frozen strawberries have already been receiving messages of support from government and fans on facebook, coverage in national Australian press and a media.....
Russia blocks two Israeli pepper shipments
The Federal Authority for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Supervision of the Russian Federation prevented the entry of two shipments of sweet peppers from Israel, weighing 2 and 5 tonnes, believing they were contaminated with western flower thrips.Over the last few months, Russian authorities have already.....
AU govt. axes monitoring program
Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt has defended the axing of a program monitoring the amount of chemicals on the nation's agricultural produce. The $25 million five-year program was instituted by the Labor government in 2013.But it was scrapped by the Federal Government in last year's budget.Mr Pitt said the.....
Walnuts recalled amid contamination risk
Trader Joe’s is recalling five types of raw walnuts after the grocery chain learned those batches may be tainted with the salmonella, a potentially deadly germ, the company announced Tuesday. No customers to date have reported any illnesses linked to the recalled walnuts, Trader Joe's said in a statement on.....
Food safety forefront for Florida cantaloupe growers
Florida cantaloupe season is beginning soon and while quantity and quality are important, food safety is another main focus of growers. “We bath each cantaloupe in chlorinated water not only to make sure that they don’t ripen any further, but also to kill any pathogens,” explains Andy McDonald of Sweet Life.....
Australian frozen berries a precious commodity
Customers have expressed their intentions when it comes to frozen berries, and Australian grower and supplier Lee-Anne Yewers has been doing her best to meet increasing demand following the Hepatitis A scare from contaminated berries imported from China. “We had products in here four weeks ago, and it went.....
BRC IoP and BRC S&D certified in new company building
LC Packaging Belgium focuses on quality and food safety
LC Packaging Belgium has recently become BRC S&D and BRC IoP certified. Late 2013, the company moved to its new building in Sint-Katelijne-Waver, being able to fully focus on the optimization of quality and food safety. The BRC standard describes the hygiene and safety requirements for food processing.....
Vietnam: Food safety awareness growing
Awareness about food safety is on the rise in Vietnam. And as living standards there go up, more people are willing to pay a premium for goods they believe do not pose a health risk.A relative lack of supermarkets and convenience stores means that even in cities, many people still buy their vegetables, meat.....
Report confirms safety of Europe’s food
Today’s report from the European Food Safety Authority confirms once again that Europe’s food supply is among the safest in the world.Europeans today enjoy a plentiful supply of fresh fruits and vegetables all year round thanks to modern solutions that support productive, competitive and sustainable.....