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 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.
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.
For 20 years, Cornell University entomology professor Anthony Shelton has maintained and updated a website cataloging natural-born enemies of common agricultural pests.
Emily Griep joins United Fresh food safety team