Criminal charges in toolbox for FSMA enforcement

Food producers face increased responsibility under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), including the possibility of criminal charges.

Shawn Stevens is an attorney and a founding member of the Food Industry Counsel, a legal consulting firm that works exclusively with the food industry to comply with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) food safety regulations. He spoke in April at the Safe Food California conference on the topic, “Modern Food Safety Expectations and Responsibilities for Executive Leaders.”

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Drone industry launches into specialty agriculture market

Drone scouts are poised to make precision agriculture even more exact as drone technology advances.

Seventeen percent of all commercial registered drones in 2017 were used for agriculture.

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Packing equipment showcased in Milwaukee showroom

Andrew Smith appointed by Rodale Institute as chief scientist

Big gap seen in knowledge surrounding honeybees, wild bees

Certificate in Ag Data Science offered in Georgia

Phytophthora blight first 2018 report in Ohio’s Huron County

United Fresh to host Perdue as keynote speaker in Chicago

Renewal of tomato suspension pact sought by Mexican growers

Hydroponic vegetable growing works in Ohio

Lois Smucker of Smucker Farms in Orrville, Ohio. Lois and her husband, Glen, have a 30-foot by 124-foot greenhouse and grow hydroponic, cool-season vegetables year-round.

The Smuckers recently shared their experiences at a Hydroponic Greenhouse Workshop at Ohio State University’s Ohio Agricultural and Research Development Center at Wooster, Ohio.

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VGN survey results show farm staffing struggles

For the second consecutive year, the majority of growers who responded to a labor survey conducted by Vegetable Growers News reported they experienced severe worker shortages in 2017. Most continue to... more

Professors describe a practical approach to biocontrols

For 20 years, Cornell University entomology professor Anthony Shelton has maintained and updated a website cataloging natural-born enemies of common agricultural pests.

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Del Monte recalls limited quantity of vegetable trays in Midwest states Del Monte recalls limited quantity of vegetable trays in Midwest states

Emily Griep joins United Fresh food safety team Emily Griep joins United Fresh food safety team

Multi-year grant awarded to AgBiome for nematicide project

Multi-year grant awarded to AgBiome for nematicide project

AgBiome has recently been awarded a multi-year grant from the Bill & Me... more

WOTUS rule blocking celebrated in Georgia

Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black said in a news release Friday he “... more

Shanghai symposium on greenhouse agriculture opens

The 2018 International Indoor Plant Factory Symposium on June 12 drew abo... more

ASTA honors 2018 seed industry award winners

ASTA honors 2018 seed industry award winners

The American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) is pleased to announce the winne... more

Watch the timing for postharvest weed control in asparagus

Asparagus harvest is reaching completion in many parts of Michigan. Most gr... more

Senate farm bill clears committee with 20-1 vote

Scouting, pest management aided by Agrian’s trap counting

Videos, field days offer tools, techniques for weed control

Battle against plant viruses leads to Humboldt Award for Pappu

Global Cold Chain Conference announces keynote speaker

Broccoli America’s favorite vegetable, survey says

Texas tomato producers make better connections through grafting

Coal-based substrate product produced in Poland  

Syngenta makes appointments in its US Seeds business

Feldman has new role at River Fresh Farms, River Fresh Logistics


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